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Two Heights seniors named Kansas CTE Scholars

Two Heights seniors named Kansas CTE Scholars

Heights High School seniors Ashlyn Rich and Tehya Williams Two Heights seniors are among 50 Kansas high school seniors who have been named 2021 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars, the Kansas State Department of Education announced.

Ashlyn Rich and Tehya Williams participated in the Early Childhood Development & Services CTE pathway.

The Kansas CTE Scholar program is an opportunity to recognize well-rounded outstanding CTE students who are finishing their senior year of high school. This is the third year for the initiative.

Students have to be a high school senior and meet the following criteria to be selected as a scholar:

  • Have earned or presently enrolled in 3.0 or more CTE credits with documentation of technical skill attainment.
  • Senior level status.
  • Have a CTE Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or better in CTE coursework.
  • Demonstrated leadership.
  • Demonstrated community engagement.
  • Have professional learning experiences.
  • Provide a career vision summary statement.

Scholars will receive a commemorative pin, special certificate and statewide recognition.