GALLERY: Students shine at annual Georgetown ISD State of the District

GISD state of the district 2020
The Georgetown High School choir performs at the 2020 GISD State of the District on Feb. 7. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Georgetown High School choir performs at the 2020 GISD State of the District on Feb. 7. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Damaris Morales, an East View High School 10th-grader, shows skills learned in the cosmetology program at the 2020 GISD State of the District on Feb. 7. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Brandon McClain, a senior at Georgetown High School, works with Bear as part of the vet tech program at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Zeke Marciel, a senior at Georgetown High School, is working with Cowboy as part of the vet tech program at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Dax Mullaney shows off Taiwanese culture by explain the year of the rat. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Students in the art program explain a mural project to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Students explain projects to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Trey Waggoner, an East View High School senior, makes beef tenderloin sliders at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Camille Nalley, a Benold Middle School eighth-grader, shows off projects to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Georgetown High School's jazz ensemble performs at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Claire Oshoney, a junior at East View High School, hands out food to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Rocketry students present their projects at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Frost Elementary School fifth-grader Eman Khan educates 2020 GISD State of the District attendees about her Pakistani culture. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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From left: East View High School junior Jordan Gilbreath; Edna Iruegas, a junior; and Eddie Serna, a senior, hand out desserts to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Culinary arts students hand out desserts to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Rocketry students present their projects at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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East View High School Senior Cailin Ross (left) and Jazmine Leon, an EVHS junior, hand out cheese and crackers to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Kaylin Vrabel, a senior at East View High School, details the work that goes into building the student yearbook. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Georgetown ISD Superintendent Fred Brent delivered the State of the District on Feb. 7. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Trey Waggoner, East View High School senior, makes beef tenderloin sliders at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Jazive Ortega, an eighth-grader at Wagner Middle School, performs mariachi music at the 2020 GISD State of the District. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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McCoy Elementary School fifth-grader Olivia Boccella shares UIL storytelling with 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Frost Elementary School fifth-grader Eman Khan educates 2020 GISD State of the District attendees about her Pakistani culture. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Students explain projects to 2020 GISD State of the District attendees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Georgetown ISD Superintendent Fred Brent delivered the State of the District on Feb. 7. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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.


"Our job is to secure the future," Brent said.
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By Ali Linan

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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