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Approached by interested community members and district faculty, students of all ages gave presentations about programs, clubs and projects they are involved on at the annual Georgetown ISD State of the District event Feb. 7.
Eman Khan, a Frost Elementary School fifth-grader, taught guests about her Pakistani culture, while Kaylin Vrabel, a senior at East View High School, detailed the hours she spends on the school's yearbook.
Other organizations included musical performances by the Georgetown High School jazz band and the EVHS orchestra. Students in cosmetology, rocketry, art, vet tech, auto, welding and more gave presentations and displayed their work. A variety of small bites and desserts were made by students of the EVHS culinary arts program.
GISD Superintendent Fred Brent said the district is working to improve student learning while supporting the social and emotional growth of students.
GISD has a student enrollment of 12,160, according to district data. It hosts 18 campuses covering 184 square miles and offers 13 athletic and 16 fine arts programs, it said.
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.
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