Venus Middle School students continued a tradition of excellence in the 2021 Technology Student Association State Competition. Numerous students competed in a variety of technology-focused events in which they problem solved, performed research and development, and/or demonstrated professional communication. Our students worked hard throughout the school year to compete at a high level, and we are proud of their accomplishments! In no particular order, the following students received awards:
Kristopher Tanner - 1st in STATE for Cybersecurity, advances to Nationals
Miley Almaguer, Adrienne Harris, Anthony Oliver -5th in STATE for Children's Stories, advances to Nationals
Jennifer Gonzalez, Brandon Martinez, Dayanara Torres - 7th in STATE for Children's Stories
Hunter Fudge, Dakota Tanner - 7th in STATE for Coding, advances to Nationals
Gabriel Garza - 12th in Digital Photography in STATE
Lesly Gallardo De La Cruz, Delilah Martinez - 4th in STATE for Forensics Technology, advances to Nationals
Garrett Miller, Bryce Scott, Shade Steiner - 4th in STATE for Junior Solar Sprint Car, advances to Nationals
Jaqueline Camarillo, Emma Jonsson, Jenny Nguyen, Katherine Norrell - 4th in STATE for Medical Technology, advances to Nationals
Jaqueline Camarillo, Gloria Licea, Jenny Nguyen, Hailey Rivers - 7th in STATE for Off the Grid
Stefani Rico, Damaris Saenz, Taylor Summerlin - 7th in STATE for Off the Grid
Ariyana Aranda, Valerie Miranda - 8th in STATE for Off the Grid
Hannah Murad - 5th in STATE for Prepared Speech, advances to Nationals
Emily Oseguera, Diana Sanchez Medina - 1st in STATE for Structural Engineering(in a Non-COVID year these students would advance to Nationals)
Jayden Ramirez - 6th in STATE for Black and White Photography
Jayden Ramirez - 18th in STATE for Color Photography
Edgar Ochoa and Partner - 7th in STATE for Video Game Design, advances to Nationals
Our amazing Lady Bulldogs earned All-District Awards for the 2020-2021 soccer season. If you see any of these ladies, please congratulate them on their accomplishments! Great job, Lady Bulldogs!
1st Team All-District
Junior, Litzi Posada
Junior, Courtney Ward
2nd Team All-District
Junior, Shakira Morales
Junior, Taylor Foster
Honorable Mention All-District
Freshman, Jennifer Villalobos
Sophomore, Julissa Reyes
Sophomore, Princess Morales
Sophomore, Jennifer Castillo
We're excited to announce that the following athletes have earned a spot in the area track meet!!
100 Meter Dash - Ashlynn Perez finished 3rd with a time of 12.94
Jeremiah Hall finished 4th with a time of 11.32
400 Meter Dash - Jackie Brown finished 4th with a time of 65.9
Triple Jump - Ismael Lucio finished 1st (District Champ) with a jump of 43' 1/4''
Pole Vault - Janessa Medrano finished 3rd with a jump of 7' 6''
They will be competing on Wednesday (April 14th) at Waxahachie Life High School. Great job, Bulldogs!