Montgomery ISD offers Career and Technical Education through coursework pathways that prepare students for life after high school. Students participate in courses that provide high level instruction specific to an area that interests them for a future career, supporting their desire to either go to college prepared for the major of their choice, or equip them with the ability to begin their career immediately after graduation. 

#DiscoverMISDCTE highlights students on the different pathways provided in Montgomery ISD, sharing their experience in CTE and how that experience is preparing them for their future. Follow along as we continue to highlight the students in our programs and the lifelong benefits that participating in Career and Technical Education courses is providing for them. 


Kailee Warren, Senior at LCHS

Kailee has taken CTE courses in multiple pathways offered in Montgomery ISD, allowing her to develop a real interest in engineering. She has plans to study Electrical Engineering in college after learning how to develop circuits and enjoying the hands-on work in her Digital Electronics class her junior year. Kailee is graduating with 45 college hours due to challenging herself with AP and Dual Credit coursework and also has her floral design certification through CTE coursework in MISD. Kailee also enjoys baking and is the owner of Kailee's Kakes. 

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Austin Mock, Senior at MHS

Austin began CTE courses in Junior High with Engineering and Computer Science classes, but joining the Business Management Pathway his freshman year allowed him to find what he really wants to do in his future. Austin hopes to one day own his own hotel, after studying Hospitality Management at Texas Tech University. He is equipped with simulated experiences operating and designing hotels as well as managing budgets and business plans and believes that CTE in MISD has prepared him for the rigor of college studies. 

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Ashlyn Michael, Senior at MHS


Ashlyn has taken classes in A/V production at Montgomery HS and has also participated in classes in the art pathway. She believes the digital media class has best prepared her for her future, giving her experience with programs that companies are using in the business world today. Ashlyn credits Mrs. McGrath to finding the jobs that her students are most skilled to be successful in and helping develop them to create products that they can be proud of. 
Ashlyn is going to attend Texas State University, majoring in Film Production through their school of Theater.  


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Logan Collier, Emily Millhausen and Dallas Copeland, Junior Robotics & Engineering at MHS
Each of these classmates have different goals for the future that have come from their CTE experience. Emily says that though she loves robotics and is plenty successful in engineering, she would prefer to keep these interests as hobbies and plans to study International Business in college. Logan has found great love for engineering through these courses and plans to major in Aeronautical Engineering. Dallas loves to fish, so he is interested in taking the skills and experiences through PLTW and studying ships, maybe Nautical Engineering. 


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Luana Cabada, Senior at LCHS

Luana has been taking CTE courses since her Freshman year and though she loves Fashion Design, she has also enjoyed and found value in the Business Pathway classes. She says that being exposed to Business Marketing Management and her Entrepreneur class have opened doors to help her see a career, hoping to own her own business. Luana plans to attend SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) after completing her basics at Lone Star College. She says that CTE is helped her truly enjoy coming to school, knowing that she is fully being prepared for success in the future. 

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Jacob Irving, Junior at LCHS

Jacob began CTE coursework in the Medical Pathway and realized that maybe that wasn't the pathway for him. He saved both money and time with the opportunity to take those courses in high school and has decided to pursue his passion through Culinary Arts. Jacob still considers that college could be in his future, being ranked in the top 5% of his class, but is very thankful for the support of his family as he pursues his dream of opening a food truck. Be looking for the Dandy Dog Food Truck coming soon to the Montgomery area!

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Lily Mayner, Senior at LCHS

Lily began CTE courses in her Sophomore Year with Principles of Human Services and new that her passion was Interior Design. Lily is planning attend the University of Arkansas' Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design and believes that the experiences she has received through Montgomery ISD CTE and the FCCLA (Future Community and Career Leaders of America) competitions has provided valuable experience for her college and career path. Lily placed 7th in the state in the Level 3 Interior Design competition, with a home designed for a family with a child on the autistic spectrum. 

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Reed Scheiner, Junior at LCHS
Reed has always had a fascination with ships and says his interest was peaked through a Basics of Engineering CTE class in Junior High. Since then he has nurtured the interest through Engineering Design and Aerospace Engineering and plans to take Civil Engineering & Architecture as a senior. Out of curiosity, he took Computer Science his sophomore year, confirming that engineering is the pathway for him. He says he is gaining the experience with computer programs and management skills that will help him to be successful in college, hoping to major in Nautical Engineering and Ship Design. 


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Sam Fralick, Senior at MHS
Sam began his high school career on the Medical Pathway and had a change of heart before his junior year. In order to graduate with an Engineering Endorsement, he too both Introduction to Engineering and Principals of Engineering his junior year and Engineering Design & Development his senior year. Sam believes that these CTE courses and the work in the Capstone Program his senior year has fully prepared him for the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He is graduating #4 in his class and plans to major in Mechanical Engineering.  



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