23 CFISD students participate in Lone Star Leadership academies

August 29, 2019

Smith Middle School student Brenden Blevins (left) poses for a picture with other participants in the Education in Action’s summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy at the Supreme Court of Texas. Blevins participated in the Austin/San Antonio camp, which included visits to the offices of participants’ state legislators at the Texas State Capitol, the Supreme Court of Texas, bat watching on the Lone Star Riverboat and The Alam
Smith Middle School student Brenden Blevins (left) poses for a picture with other participants in the Education in Action’s summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy at the Supreme Court of Texas. Blevins participated in the Austin/San Antonio camp, which included visits to the offices of participants’ state legislators at the Texas State Capitol, the Supreme Court of Texas, bat watching on the Lone Star Riverboat and The Alamo. 

Aug. 29, 2019—Twenty-three CFISD students participated in the Education in Action’s summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps based on nominations from their principals, their leadership ability, academic success and involvement in their school and community.

Campbell Middle School student Timothy Posley Jr. was among 23 CFISD students who participated in Education in Action’s summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps held in Houston/Galveston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin/San Antonio. Posley participated in the Houston/Galveston camp.
Campbell Middle School student Timothy Posley Jr. was among 23 CFISD students who participated in Education in Action’s summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps held in Houston/Galveston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin/San Antonio. Posley participated in the Houston/Galveston camp.

CFISD students joined other students from across the state to develop leadership skills while learning about Texas and its leaders. Students traveled to three different major areas across the state – Houston/Galveston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin/San Antonio. The week-long camp comprised of visiting notable and historical Texas sights, including U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza on the Dallas/Fort Worth program; the offices of participants’ state legislators at the Texas State Capitol, the Supreme Court of Texas, bat watching on the Lone Star Riverboat and The Alamo on the Austin/San Antonio program; and NASA, a boat tour of Galveston Bay with a marine biologist, the San Jacinto Battleground Monument, and Moody Gardens on the Houston/Galveston program.

Wells Elementary School student Addyson Gibbons visited AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas while participating in Education in Action’s summer 2019 Dallas/Fort Worth Lone Star Leadership Academy. Students are selected for the academy based on nominations from their principals, their leadership ability, academic success and involvement in their school and community.
Wells Elementary School student Addyson Gibbons visited AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas while participating in Education in Action’s summer 2019 Dallas/Fort Worth Lone Star Leadership Academy. Students are selected for the academy based on nominations from their principals, their leadership ability, academic success and involvement in their school and community.

Students also participated in problem solving and decision-making simulations, while exercising creativity and practicing presentation skills.

Spillane Middle School student Kole Krause holds up a shark fin while on a boat tour of Galveston Bay. Krause participated in the Houston/Galveston academy, which included visits to NASA, a boat tour of Galveston Bay with a marine biologist, the San Jacinto Battleground Monument and Moody Gardens.
Spillane Middle School student Kole Krause holds up a shark fin while on a boat tour of Galveston Bay. Krause participated in the Houston/Galveston academy, which included visits to NASA, a boat tour of Galveston Bay with a marine biologist, the San Jacinto Battleground Monument and Moody Gardens.

The following students participated in the academies at three different sites throughout the summer:

Name

Grade

School

Camp

Skyla Bush

6

Anthony Middle School

Austin/San Antonio

Timothy Posley, Jr.

8

Campbell Middle School

Houston/Galveston

Karen Butron-Rangel

7

Cook Middle School

Houston/Galveston

Katya Butron-Rangel

8

Cook Middle School

Houston/Galveston

Taylor Gownley

5

Copeland Elementary School

Austin/San Antonio

Elaine Englert

7

Kahla Middle School

Austin/San Antonio

Layla Nguyen

7

Kahla Middle School

Houston/Galveston

Brenden Blevins

7

Smith Middle School

Austin/San Antonio

Kole Krause

7

Spillane Middle School

Austin/San Antonio

Aidan Chaidez

5

Warner Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Linda Cassani

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Anderson Fox

5

Wells Elementary School

Austin/San Antonio

Addyson Gibbons

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Jack Gilbert

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Anneke Middel

5

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Matthew Norton

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Madhav Parat

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Mathew Pfaffenberger

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Elijah Rodriguez

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Genevieve Seiffert

5

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Carson Tiner

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Kamila Tralik

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

Joshua van Beljon

4

Wells Elementary School

Dallas/Fort Worth

In addition, professionals at the different sites the students visited introduced a wide variety of career options at each camp.

Education in Action is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young people to become informed and active leaders in their communities. For more information, visit www.educationinaction.org.

 

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