Juniors from throughout EPISD graduate from Jr. Leadership El Paso
(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT — May 23, 2019) — Eleven EPISD high-school juniors on Thursday graduated from the prestigious Jr. Leadership El Paso, a selective program aimed at developing the skills students will need to become the next generations of leaders in the city.
The program is organized by the El Paso Chamber and takes students through a yearlong curriculum that puts them in contact with civic and business leaders to discuss the hot topics impacting the city.
Graduating the program as Jr. Leadership El Paso Class XVI are:
Paul Bernhard, Coronado High
Liam Crowley, Coronado High
Robert Escudero, El Paso High
Katia Flores, Burges High
Sara Henry, Coronado High
Justine Jones, IrvinHigh
Alexandra Kelly, Franklin High
Nya Jones, Irvin High
Adriana Ochoa, El Paso High
Madison Rosen, Franklin High
Mackenzie Tovar, El PasoHigh
Students joined other high-school juniors from neighboring school districts, private schools and charter schools.
To successfully graduate, students must attend the monthly sessions and complete a substantial project. This year project collected more than 11,000 socks for the Opportunity Center for the Homeless.