Phone: 817-814-4200


Degrees and Certifications:

Julio Abonza

The Kirkpatrick Middle School GO Center aspires to help students see pathways to careers and colleges. The GO Center is equipped with computers and is overseen by a College and Career Readiness Coach. Students visit the GO Center to research career opportunities, college options, and scholarships. The Go Center also links students with mentors and higher education institutions from the community. Please see the following link for important information: Middle School Scholarship Link -

GO Centers provide:

·        College Admission Awareness

·        Career Exploration

·        Scholarship Assistance

·        College Campus Visits and Tours

·        Academic Advising

I can be contacted via email or by phone:

Julio Abonza


Please contact our CCRC Coach if you have any additional questions.


Below are some important dates regarding the application process for next years program of choice school selection. I will send out more information as I receive it.


November 6 – Gold Seal application available

November 9-12 – Virtual Gold Seal Open Houses


Monday, November 9


  • Arlington Heights
  • Benbrook MHS
  • Southwest
  • Western Hills
  • WLI
  • YWLA
  • Applied Learning Academy
  • Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center
  • The Applied Learning Center at J.T. Stevens
  • Riverside Applied Learning Center
  • Como Montessori
  • Daggett Montessori

Tuesday, November 10


  • Carter Riverside
  • Diamond Hill
  • Marine Creek
  • North Side
  • TCC South
  • TABS


Wednesday, November 11


  • Paschal
  • South Hills
  • IM Terrell
  • OD Wyatt
  • YMLA


Thursday, November 12


  • Dunbar
  • Eastern Hills
  • Poly
  • Trimble Tech


December 4 at 5 p.m. – Application Deadline