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13 Career and Technical Education Students Advance to State

13 TAFE Students Advanced to State

The Lake Dallas High School Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE), led by Ms. Gina Minassain, competed in the TAFE Area 10 competition on Saturday, December 4th at Fort Worth Brewer High School.  The results are in . . . nine events and thirteen students advanced to state and will be competing at the Teach Tomorrow Summit in March.

TAFE students

(Top to bottom, left to right): Trey Phillips, Citlali Berrones, Mia Root, Aretzy Becerra, Shelby Nelson, Rachel Armstrong, Olivia Laubacher, Chelsea Ellis, Kalia Crocker, Britton MacDougall, AJ Shields, Emma Sanguinetti, Chloe Petty, Lexie Martinez, Hannah Graham, Chloe Reeves, Pilar Flores, Briley Boles, Alice Wilsher

Each student had to plan and execute a project on campus, then present in front of a panel of judges. Each project has a set of guidelines and judges rubric for scoring. Members participated in the following events.

State Contest Events:
*Chapter Yearbook
*Educational Leadership Fundament test
*Project Visualize - Recreation
Project Visualize - Teacher Appreciation
Project Visualize Leadership
National Competitive Events:
*Children's Literature Pre-K
*Lesson Planning and Deliver - Arts
Public Speaking 
National Contests:
*Interactive Bulletin Board - Elementary
*Interactive Bulletin Board - High School
*Advance to State
Special thanks to CTE teachers, Gina Minassain Jimmy Moore, and John Laubacher.