Student Success Stories

Culinary Arts student wins at NAACP Act-So Competition
Culinary Arts students competed in the NAACP Act-So competition on April 8th. Senior K'andra Riley place third and received the bronze medal.  K'andra created a Western African dish called jollof with chicken legs and thighs and sauteed spinach. Congratulations K'Andra!!
Texas Trust Credit Union STEP Program
Check out the link below to view a great article in Southwest Now Magazine on our finance students that participate in the STEP Program. This program was developed under our district partnership with Texas Trust Credit Union. The article begins on page 25.
Aviation Students Advance to State 
Congratulations to the aviation students that competed and won at the regional Skills USA competition.  All of the students advanced to state. Eric Armenta, Jabari Royal-Beasley, and Joshua McNeal won a first place ribbon for their Corvair Aircraft Engine exhibit.
Sara Topic won first place for her art scene exhibit.
Marco Stafford and Josiah Wade won first place for their metal art exhibit.
Xavier Gatson, Justice Tilley, Darrius Spikes, Kvian Jordan-White, and Xavier Santana won first place for their aircraft repair exhibit.

Former CNA Student Lands a Job

Congratulations to Jeremy Jones (Class of 2016) for landing a job as a CNA (Certified Nurse's Aide) at Park Manor Senior Care in DeSoto

STEM Students Receive Cash Prize

Congratulations go out to Steven Macias and Cordejah Walker in our STEM program!  Both Steven and Cordejah have been named winners in the Tech Titans STEM Video challenge hosted by State Farm and each have been awarded the prize of $1000.  Steven’s video was selected for outstanding work in the category of 3D and 4D printing while Cordejah’s video won in the category of Robotics. In addition to the monetary prizes, both students will be working with the State Farm Tech Titan Workforce to prepare their videos for widespread distribution throughout the nation to encourage other students to pursue STEM careers. Steven Macias

 Cordejah Walker