LDHS TAFE STUDENTS BRING HOME STATE AWARDS
The Lake Dallas High School chapter of Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) attended the TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit at the La Torretta Resort and Conference Center, in Montgomery, TX, and Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX, February 15-17, 2018. TAFE is a statewide co-curricular Career and Technical Student Organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching profession.
While at the conference, many of the members participated in competitive events. The competitive events are designed to offer future educators exciting, authentic opportunities to measure their creativity, skills, and initiative against high standards and against their peers from across the state. There are 35 competitive events and 19 of those events advance to nationals.
Nine LDHS TAFE members attended the conference with TAFE advisor Gina Minassian and represented LDHS in competitive events. Seniors Baylee Campbell, Livia Dvoracek, Maggie Kelley, Emily Tran and juniors Allie Hanna, Ashlynn Pohlmeyer, Maile Laranang, Izzy May, Haley Nelson earned 4 blue ribbons and a Top 5 plaque at the TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit.
The winning events were:
Project Visualize: Teaching - Allie Hanna and Ashlynn Pohlmeyer
Bulletin Board - Maile Laranang
Bulletin Board - Izzy May, Haley Nelson
Scrapbook - Baylee Campbell, Livia Dvoracek, Maggie Kelley, Emily Tran
Lesson Planning and Delivery: Outdoors - Haley Nelson