CTE Student Designs Winning Arts in the Square Poster
The winner of the 2019 Arts in the Square Poster Competition is Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center graphic design student Paige Edmisten, who attends Liberty High School. The other finalists were CTE students McKenna Davenport of Reedy High School and Cristina Hernandez of Wakeland High School.
The promotional poster incorporates award-winning art created by other FISD student artists. The artists are: Jayden Kang, Sparks Elementary; Taylor Hamblin, Purefoy Elementary; Makayla Beltran, Griffin Middle School; and Anjali Vargheses, Reedy High School.
Arts in the Square, a juried arts and crafts festival, will be March 30-31 and features the work of many FISD students, in addition to raising money for Frisco Family Services.
CTE Teacher Co-Chairs National Convention for Second Straight Year
Eva Coleman, audio/video production instructor at the Career and Technical Education Center, will serve as co-chair of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) 2019 Convention and Career Fair, to be held in Miami, Aug. 7-11. As one of two co-chairs, Coleman will lead the convention team in executing the nation’s largest journalism jobs fair. More than 4,000 people are expected to attend. Coleman also chaired last year’s national NABJ convention.
Football Players Honored as Scholar Athletes
Three FISD students will be honored Saturday as High School Scholar-Athletes by the National Football Foundation Gridiron Club of Dallas. Carter Yates of Frisco, Trey Taylor of Lone Star and Adam White of Wakeland are among 74 high school football players from the Dallas-Fort Worth area selected for the honor based on their athletic accomplishments, academic performance and leadership in the community. Each of the FISD students is in the running for the Gridiron Club’s top scholar-athlete award, which will be presented Saturday.