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Future Educators FWISD Students Advance To National Competition

Recently, the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) held its Area 10 Fall Competition at Tarleton State University. Over 150 FWISD students from 8 different Fort Worth ISD high schools competed, including – Western Hills, South Hills, OD Wyatt, Northside, Polytechnic, Dunbar, Pascal, Southwest, and Arlington Heights


With more than 2000 Texas students participating, 67 District students advanced to the state finals held March 2-4 in Round Rock, Texas.


Orlando, FL. has been tapped as the host site for the TAFE National Convention June 28 – July 1. We are pleased to report that 20 District students have advanced to the national level!


Below is a complete list of students and their teacher lead headed to nationals:


Southwest High School

Teacher Leader Danielle Arnold

  • Marissa Farris


Western Hills High School

Teacher Leader Melissa Hernandez

  • Aiden Grissom
  • Arly Mendez
  • Tara Eriquez
  • Alejandra Mares Martinez
  • Gabby Huckleberry
  • Monicah Jones
  • Elaina Montalvo


South Hills High School

Teacher Leader Victoria Jenson

  • Melanie Lara
  • Yazmin Sifuentes
  • Angeles Carbajal


OD Wyatt High School

Teacher Leader Kayt Grieshaber

  • Emily Melendez
  • Paulina Mora


Polytechnic High School

Teacher Leader Martha Garcia

  • Francisco Contreras
  • Aidaly Mejia
  • Tomas Sanchez


Arlington Heights High School

Teacher Leader Leah Moreno

  • Klira Binas
  • Jane Gelineau
  • Jaylee Sheffield
  • Mariela Hernandez


The Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) student organization for students interested in teaching careers. FWISD students held two of the four area officer positions for TAFE this year: Andrea Torres Rodriguez, President for Area 10-Western Hills High School and Jocelyn Soto, Vice President for Area 10-South Hills High School.