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Andress P-Tech Eagles Excel in Dual Credit Program

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT – May 21, 2024) — In a remarkable display of academic prowess, 45 freshmen and sophomores from Andress High School have been recognized for their outstanding achievements in the dual credit program. 

This celebration marks a significant milestone for the Andress P-Tech community in their second year, showcasing the dedication and commitment of its students and support staff. 

Collectively, these students have amassed an impressive 153 college credit hours, translating to over $20,000 in tuition savings at El Paso Community College. This achievement speaks volumes about the determination and drive of the students involved. 

Each Andress P-Tech student brings a unique set of goals to the table, whether it’s academic growth, honing time management skills, or enhancing social interactions. The program facilitates not only academic success but also whole child development, nurturing well-rounded individuals prepared for the challenges of tomorrow. This inclusive approach ensures that each student receives tailored support to thrive in their chosen path. 

The 45 students were recognized for their grit and determination. Many of them took their first dual credit class entirely online, taught by college instructors. This online format provides students across El Paso ISD with convenience and accessibility and equipping them with valuable skills and knowledge. 

Behind every successful student is a dedicated team of educators, and Andress High School is no exception. El Paso ISD acknowledges the hardworking dual credit certified teachers and facilitators who support and guide the students along their educational journey.  

The partnership between El Paso Community College and Andress High School continues to be a beacon of opportunity, providing students with the resources and encouragement they need to thrive academically and beyond. 

10th grader, Sophia Villegas 10th grader, Joseph Rodriguez 9th grader, Giuliana Williams