Midlothian Independent School District


CTE students state-bound

CTE students state-bound

Two MISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs recently found success in district and area competitions.


The DECA program at The MILE prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for marketing, finance, hospitality, and management careers. Fifteen students traveled to the District DECA competition on Jan. 17 in Irving. Students competed in various categories of marketing and entrepreneurship. 

Before the competition, these students prepared lengthy business plans and marketing campaigns and testing through examination, which included:

  • 4 - 100 question exams

  • 4 - 10 page startup business plans

  • 2 - 20 page independent business plans 

  • 1 - 20 page project management plan 

  • 1 - 1o page marketing campaign 

  • 11 - 10 minute presentation

Five MISD competitors advanced from the district competition and are now state-bound. 

  • London C. and Jaxon S. - Startup Business Plan 

  • Taryn H. - Integrated Marketing Campaign, Product 

  • Camilla K. - Restaurant and Food Service Management 

  • Brycen O. - Automotive Services Marketing 

The Texas DECA State competition is scheduled for Feb. 15 - 17, 2024 in Houston.

Health Science

Midlothian High School HOSA students competed in the Area 3 competition on Jan. 20. Sixteen students earned a spot on the podium, and eleven are now state-bound. It is important to note all of these students, except for two, are first-time competitors.

  • Adalynn Aday - 1st place (Personal Care (CNA))

  • Madalena Mazzarese - 1st place (Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking)

  • Lexi Morris and Maggie Seago - 1st place (Public Service Announcement - Fentanyl Awareness)

  • Madalyn Poplawski - 1st place (Home Health Aide)

  • Mattie Prather - 1st place (Medical Reading)

  • London Coffman - 2nd place (Speaking Skills)

  • April Snowden - 2nd place (Healthy Living)

  • Hailey Andrle - 3rd place (Home Health Aide)

  • Molly Greeson and Ava Morales - 3rd place (CPR/First Aid)

  • Rihanna Martinez - 4th place (Veterinary Science)

  • Nafissatou Ba, Aiyana Cardenas, and Jordan Morgan - 5th place (Creative Problem Solving (Topic: Diversity in Healthcare))

  • Britnee Rothermund - 5th place (Home Health Aide)

The state competition will be in Galveston in April 2024.