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BISD Students Excel at Competition

The Region 5 Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) held its annual  Conference and competition Friday, December 2, at Lamar State College-Orange. Several students from Taylor Career Center participated in the competition and brought home top honors. These winners will advance to the state competition

in Arlington, to be held in February. Students advancing to state are:

• Areeale Allen, Ironesha Hadnot, D' Owens, and D'Mya Johnson -

Ethical Dilemma - 2nd place

• Leslie Ramos - Education Leadership Fundamentals Exam -

Bronze Award

• Areeale Allen and Ironesha Hadnot - Teacher Created Materials -

Blue Ribbon

• Kiersten Roark - Bulletin Board - Blue Ribbon

• Priscilla Torres - Bulletin Board - Blue Ribbon

• D' Owens and D'Mya Johnson - Project Visualize - Blue Ribbon

• Brookelynn Gilliam - Portfolio - Gold Performance

• Griselda Martinez - Lesson Planning and Delivery: Arts - 1st place

• Mariela Maquez - Lesson Planning and Delivery: STEM - 2nd


• Ariana Castillo - Lesson Planning and Delivery: STEM - 1st place


Several students from Ozen High School participated as well.  All 13 TAFE students advanced to state competition.  


Ozen High School sent thirteen students to the competition and all advance to the 2017 TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit in Arlington February 17-19, 2017. 

Event: Impromptu Lesson - 1st Place - Jayci Foster, Jarell Richmond, Corwin Arceneaux
Teacher Created Materials - 1st Place - Robyn Green, Laura Sebile
Children's Literature K-3 - 1st Place - Jessica Ayala, Taryn Charles
Creative Lecture - 1st Place -  Wilton Allen
                               2nd Place - Kearra Ieans
Breakout Session - 1st Place - Kearra Ieans, Wilton Allen
Bulletin Board - 2nd Place - Jayci Foster, Jaylnn Lazard
Chapter Scrapbook - 1st Place - Amarachi Ede, Jalynn Lazard, Laura Sebile, Keyri Lemus                               
Student of the Year - 1st Place - Ashleigh Wilson