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Nine Cypress Springs High School students competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School.
Nine Cypress Springs High School students competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School.

CYPRESS — Students from Cypress Creek, Cypress Falls, Cy-Fair, Cypress Ranch and Cypress Springs high schools attended the annual Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) Region 4 North competition at Cypress Ranch on Dec. 1, earning several awards.

A total of 58 students from the five schools qualified for the TAFE 35th annual Teach Tomorrow Summit, to be held Feb. 28, 2019 through March 1, 2019, at the Delta Hotels Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center in Allen.

This was the first time the Region 4 conference and competition was hosted by CFISD.

Twenty-three Cypress Ranch students, led by sponsor Abby Parsons, attended the regional competition, with 16 qualifying for state competition:

Sixteen Cypress Ranch High School students competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch, and qualified for state competition.
Sixteen Cypress Ranch High School students competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch, and qualified for state competition.

  • Kelly Bradford – Professional Development and ELF (Educational Leadership Fundamental) Test;
  • Dy’mond Dooley – Lesson Planning and Delivery: Humanities and Project Visualize: Service;
  • Megan Fedor – Public Speaking and Scrapbook;
  • Krystin Hoza – Bulletin Board: Elementary and Portfolio;
  • Peyton Hromcik – Teacher Created Materials: Elementary;
  • Rebecca John – ELF Test;
  • Ashlynn Martin – ELF Test and Teacher Created Materials: Elementary;
  • Abbie McGee – ELF Test, Exploring Careers: Administration and Teacher Created Materials: Elementary;
  • Elli Meredith – Teacher Created Materials: Elementary;
  • Bailey Montgomery – ELF Test;
  • Kayla Quinlan – Portfolio, Project Visualize: Appreciation and Scrapbook;
  • Reina Soto – Professional Development and ELF Test;
  • Lauren Turner – ELF Test and Bulletin Board: Elementary;
  • Allison Weaver – Project Visualize: Appreciation and Scrapbook;
  • Laura Wilkinson – Lesson Planning and Delivery: Humanities and ELF Test; and
  • Audrey Zlatich – Project Visualize: Service and Scrapbook.

Nine Cypress Springs students, led by sponsor Rachel Sanders, attended the regional competition, with all nine qualifying for state:

 

  • Emaly Aguilar – ELF Test, Storybook, and Impromptu Speaking;
  • Sarah Dimas – ELF Test and Exploring Careers: Non-Core;
  • Ingris Duran – ELF Test;
  • Sharmain Ford – ELF Test and Bulletin Board;
  • Juanita Hernandez – ELF Test and Teacher Created Materials (Team);
  • Jossy Hernandez – Bulletin Board;
  • Dalila Reyes – ELF Test and Teacher Created Materials (Individual);
  • Karla Rojas – ELF Test and Lesson Planning & Delivery: STEM; and
  • Cinthia Sotelo – ELF Test, Teacher Created Materials (Team), and Job Interview.

Six Cypress Falls students, led by sponsor Kathy Skehan, attended the regional competition, with all six qualifying for state:

Cypress Falls High School students (from left) Celeste Guerrero, Emily Scullion, Ryan Alexander, Chasity Kambitsch, Destiny Allen and Leslie Hernandez competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School, and qualified for state competition.
Cypress Falls High School students (from left) Celeste Guerrero, Emily Scullion, Ryan Alexander, Chasity Kambitsch, Destiny Allen and Leslie Hernandez competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School, and qualified for state competition.

  • Ryan Alexander – ELF Test and Bulletin Board Secondary;
  • Destiny Allen – ELF Test and Teacher Created Material Elementary;
  • Celeste Guerrero – ELF Test and Bulletin Board Elementary;
  • Leslie Hernandez – ELF Test and Teacher Created Material Elementary;
  • Emily Scullion – Bulletin Board Elementary; and
  • Chasity Kambitsch – Bulletin Board Secondary.

Seventeen Cy-Fair students, led by sponsor Sue Silhanek, attended the regional competition, with all 17 moving on to state competition:

Cy-Fair High School students All Foy (sitting) and (from left) Elyse Buras, Addison Willis, Carsynn Rosenquist, Tam Nuygen and Dailey Klusendorf were among the 17 from the school to compete in the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School.
Cy-Fair High School students All Foy (sitting) and (from left) Elyse Buras, Addison Willis, Carsynn Rosenquist, Tam Nuygen and Dailey Klusendorf were among the 17 from the school to compete in the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School.

  • Taris Serrato – Bulletin Board;
  • Rosa Gonzalez – Bulletin Board;
  • Amanda Turpin – Project Visualize: Appreciation;
  • Chelsea Castillo – Project Visualize: Appreciation;
  • Cassidy Willman – Teacher Created Material and ELF Test;
  • Destiny Perry – Teacher Created Material;
  • Lily Meyers – Portfolio and ELF Test;
  • Phoebe Lightfoot – Differentiated Lesson and ELF Test
  • Katie Borski – ELF Test;
  • Elyse Buras – ELF Test;
  • Alexandria Foy – ELF Test;
  • Alexis Hopkins – ELF Test;
  • Brittany Kmiec – ELF Test;
  • Emilee Martin – ELF Test;
  • Tam Nguyen – ELF Test; and
  • Carsyn Rosenquist – ELF Test.

Ten Cypress Creek students, led by sponsor Christina Bramwell, attended the regional competition, with all 10 moving on to state competition:

Cypress Creek High School students (left) Lathan Proffitt, Sophia Ybarra, Anh Nguyen, Gia Quintero, Meagan Miller, Brynlea Wilkins, Haley Locke, Ravyn Johnson, Sofia Aftimos and Alejandra Jimenez competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School, and qualified for state competition.
Cypress Creek High School students (left) Lathan Proffitt, Sophia Ybarra, Anh Nguyen, Gia Quintero, Meagan Miller, Brynlea Wilkins, Haley Locke, Ravyn Johnson, Sofia Aftimos and Alejandra Jimenez competed at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) regional competition, held Dec. 1 at Cypress Ranch High School, and qualified for state competition.

  • Gia Quintero – Chapter Yearbook and Exploring Education Administration Careers;
  • Anh Nguyen – Chapter Yearbook;
  • Ravyn Johnson – Chapter Yearbook and ELF Test;
  • Alejandra Jimenez – Bulletin Board: Elementary, Exploring Support Service Careers and ELF Test;
  • Lathan Proffitt – Bulletin Board: Secondary;
  • Sofia Aftimos – Project Visualize: Fundraising;
  • Sophia Ybarra – Project Visualize: Fundraising;
  • Haley Locke – Teacher Created Materials: Elementary and ELF Test;
  • Brynlea Wilkins – Teacher Created Materials: Elementary and ELF Test; and
  • Meagan Miller – Educators Rising Moment.

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