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Cibola Education Profession Students compete in AZ Educators Rising Competition

Cibola Education Professions students recently competed at the AZ Educators Rising competition in Phoenix, AZ.  

"The students who traveled to the state conference did a phenomenal job," says Mrs. Loren Simpson, Education Professions teacher.  "I'm super proud of them and how well they represented Cibola at the event. Not only did nearly every student place in the top ten for their events, but they also demonstrated outstanding camaraderie with the other Yuma schools, cheering for everyone who placed."

The results of the competition are as follows:

1st Place Job Interview (JV): Nitsuga Jimenez
1st Place Exploring Non- Core Subjects (JV): Nitsuga Jimenez
2nd Place Children's Literature PreK: Jazzmine Aranda
2nd Place Interactive Bulletin Board: Taylor Rice & Emily Anderson
2nd Place Teacher Created Materials: Estrella Solorio
2nd Place Children's Literature Spanish: Estrella Solorio
2nd Place Lesson Planning & Delivery Arts (JV): Samantha Case
3rd Place Exploring Administration Careers: Dominick Camacho
Student Achievement Award - Samantha Case
Top 10 Finishers & National Qualifiers (Non-Medalists):
Valerie Blancas - Children's Literature Spanish
Ben Young - Public Speaking & Exploring Administration Careers
Areli Manjarrez - Project Visualize Service Project & Exploring Support Services Careers
Samantha Case - Interactive Bulletin Board
Taylor Rice - Job Interview
Emily Anderson - Lesson Planning & Delivery (Humanities)
We also received the Silver Chapter Award (first time ever for Cibola!)  
From their website, Educators Rising Arizona is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) dedicated to ensuring that the future is full of high quality educators starting in high school. EdRising Arizona provides students with the opportunities to take what they learn in their Early Childhood Education and Education Professions classes and apply them in relevant, scenario-based competitions at the annual State Leadership Conference. Educators Rising Arizona also offers professional development opportunities and practical applications for students who aspire to enter the teaching profession by providing them with engaging breakout sessions centered around best practices and leadership development. We also offer scholarship opportunities by competing in our state competitive events.
We are so proud of you MIGHTY RAIDERS!