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Fort Worth Mayor Recognizes "Workforce Ready" EMS ISD Students

EMS ISD is proud to announce that 11 outstanding students were recognized at the Fort Worth Mayor’s Celebration for Workforce Ready Graduates on Thursday, April 25a teenage boy, four teenage girls, a woman and a costume cow in front of purple and gold balloons at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex. 
 
Students were selected for this recognition based on specific criteria, developed by the Mayor’s Council on Workforce Readiness, including academic achievement, participation in a practicum, internship or apprenticeship programs and pursuing/completing an industry-based certification. 
 
The 2024 Where Achievement Begins event was led by Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker.
 
EMS ISD, a leader in Career & Technical Education (CTE), features the Hollenstein Career & Technology Center (HCTC), preparing students for careers in 13 different pathways through practicum and work-based learning. These programs prepare today's youth for the demands of the global economy of the future by engaging students in their educational journey.  HCTC partners with local business and industry leaders to support students in their commitment to post-secondary success. 
 

2024 Where Achievement Begins – Mayor’s Celebrationa man, a costume cow and two teenage boys in front of purple and gold balloons

Programs Recognized:

  • Automotive Technology 
    • Ernie Cruz, Instructor
  • Education and Training
    • Lindsey Metz, Instructor
  • Veterinary Medicine
    • Keri Barnes, Instructor

Students Recognized:

Boswell High School & Hollenstein Career and Technology Center

  • Tania Gallardo-Ruiz – Veterinary Medicine
  • Sydney Clay– Veterinary Medicinefour teenage girls, a woman and a costume cow in front of purple and gold balloons
  • Madison Ware– Veterinary Medicine
  • Addison Ranabargar– Veterinary Medicine

Chisholm Trail High School & Hollenstein Career and Technology Center

  • Jacob Rojas – Automotive Technology
  • Payton Dwire – Education and Training
  • Taren Blackmon – Education and Training
  • Raquel Ramirez – Education and Training

Saginaw High School & Hollenstein Career and Technology Center

  • Jonathan Almodovar – Automotive Technology
  • Megan Colgin – Education and Training
  • Celestina Slough – Education and Training