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Paris, Texas 75460
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Paris ISD News ➤ Article 16554
Thumbnail Image for Article 16554PHS TAFE Students Advance to State
Posted Date: 12/05/2017

Thirteen Paris High students qualified to advance to the state finals of the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) during the Region 8 contest held recently in Pittsburg.

The State contest will be held in February.  The chapter sponsor is Emily Steele. 

State qualifiers are:

  • Project Visualize: Carol Sanchez, Alexandra Hernandez, Hope Cox, Ileana (Cassie) Zuniga, Ja’Niecia Smith, Maria Gonzalez, Constance Bivens, Da’zariah Coleman, Kenya Young
  • Bulletin Board: Darquize Bailey, Vershaud Richardson, Sarah Starkey, Hannah Pardee, Itzuri Ramirez, Alexandra Hernandez
  • Chapter Scrapbook:  Carol Sanchez, Alexandra Hernandez
  • Impromptu Speaking: Hope Cox
  • Job Interview: Carol Sanchez


According to the TAFE website, “The Texas Association of Future Educators is a co-curricular statewide non-profit (501 c3) student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching profession. The organization was created in 1984 to provide the best and brightest high school and middle school students in Texas with the necessary knowledge to make informed decisions about pursuing careers in education.”

PHS TAFE Students Advance to State

From the left are Hope Cox, Hannah Pardee, Sarah Starkey, Kenya Young, Da'zariah Coleman, Ja'niecia Smith, Ileana (Cassie) Zuniga, Constance Bivens, Maria Gonzalez, Darquize Bailey, Vershaud Richardson, Emily Steele (sponsor), and Michael Godwin.  In back are Carol Sanchez, Alexandra Hernandez, and Itzuri Ramirez.


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