Two Lake Ridge Elementary School Elementary Scholars advanced to the Texas statewide competition of the National PTA Reflections Program next month.
The program has existed since 1969, 300,000 scholars take part in it. Lake Ridge participated in it for the first time this year.
Tolu Opeloye, a Cedar Hill High School Class of 2004 Graduate, recently announced that he is starting “Committed to Community Excellence – A Scholarship Created by Tolu Opeloye” with the Cedar Hill ISD Education Foundation (CHEF), presenting two $1,500 scholarships to graduating Cedar Hill ISD senior scholar-athletes who exhibit a commitment to community service.
Five members of Cedar Hill Collegiate High School’s Green Club shared their research at a global environmental conference earlier this month.
Collegiate seniors Paula Gallegos Perez, Donna Duong, Susan Salas, Tiffany Vuong and Thea Loza presented “Transportation Behavior, COVID and Air Quality” at the Global Council for Science & Environment (GCSE) virtual conference between January 5-9.
Cedar Hill head baseball coach Travis Collins remembers when he got the call that ended the Longhorns’ 2020 season – his first year as head coach.
“We were playing in a tournament in Lewisville in early March,” Collins said. “We had 12 seniors on the team and most of them had been on varsity for three years. We thought we had a chance to get into the playoffs and perhaps advance a round or two.”
The Cedar Hill Independent School District will be closed on Wednesday, February 17-Friday, February 19 due to the ongoing winter weather conditions.
Longhorn Next Chapter
Ebon Jordan remembers his freshman year at Cedar Hill High School in 2016-2017.
He was the lone freshman on the Longhorns’ Boys Varsity Soccer Team that included 16 seniors. With that much experience, finding leadership wasn’t an issue.
Tolu Opeloye and Dr. Charles Johnson met one another during Chemistry Class at Permenter Middle School in the fall of 1998.
They became best friends, partly due to their love for science and inquiry.
Little did the Cedar Hill High School Class of 2004 Graduates know that they would become business partners in Amazon Health Services (no relation to the e-commerce company, Amazon) in Houston.
Cedar Hill High School Class of 2001 Graduate Danell Goodwyn knows that sales isn’t for everyone, but he encourages scholars to consider it as a career.
“It’s not for the faint of heart, and it’s not super easy,” Goodwyn said. “At the same time, your personality and characteristics that are unique to you can help determine if a career in sales is a good fit. You have to pick up on verbal and non-verbal cues, and have some confidence in what you’re selling.”
Kia-Shun Voltz, a Cedar Hill High School Class of 2007 Graduate, always expected to be a Chief Executive Officer of a company.
“I never thought I’d run my own company or create a product that is being shipped all around the world,” Voltz said.
Kevin Hodge, a 1993 Cedar Hill High School Graduate, fondly remembers growing up in the High Pointe neighborhood in the mid 1980s.
Hodge and his friends from Bray Elementary decided to climb a tree in the High Pointe woods. He planned it out and even brought some free weights.
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