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3rd annual CAST Schools Champions Reception and Student Showcase will Honor Industry Partners

CAST Schools will hold its 3rd annual Champions Reception and Student Showcase on May 18 at Boeing Center at Tech Port.

This event celebrates industry and community partners who have supported schools and students all year. These partners provide students access and exposure to multiple careers through internships, mentorships, and other work-based opportunities. They also help CAST teachers create authentic learning experiences to ensure students are up-to-date on the latest advancements and best practices in their chosen pathways.


Students from across the network showcase their passion projects which include the CAST STEM Electric Car, ACE Mentoring, Project-Based Learning Presentations, Speak Speak Speak Out Civics Fair, CAST Teach Teacher Takeover and more.


Jeanne Russell, CAST Schools Executive Director, CAST Schools students and principals from Advanced Learning Academy, CAST Tech, CAST Med, CAST STEM, CAST Lead and CAST Teach High School will celebrate this year’s honorees:

  • Advanced Learning Academy: Lorena Herrera, SandTech Solutions

  • CAST Lead: Michelle Madson, San Antonio Hotel and Lodging Association (SAHLA)

  • CAST Med: Dr. Kevin Kirk, TSAOG Orthopaedics and Spine

  • CAST STEM: Beki Hutchison, HoltCat

  • CAST Teach: Ryan Purtell, Stevens High School Principal

  • CAST Tech: Jennifer Solis, Accenture

  • CAST Network: Eugene Jimenez, The DoSeum


WHEN: 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 18


WHERE: Boeing Center at Tech Port, 3331 General Hudnell Drive 78226


To learn more about CAST Champions visit the website.


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The Centers for Applied Science & Technology (CAST) is a San Antonio-based network of tuition-free, public schools with a mission to reinvent schooling in order to maximize options for students while preparing them for college, career, and life. Open to all Bexar County students, the network includes high schools CAST Tech, CAST Teach, CAST STEM, CAST Med, CAST Lead and the Advanced Learning Academy. Schools are co-created with industry, and partner with area public school districts, including Northside, San Antonio, Southwest, and East Central ISDs. For more information, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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The Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Network is a tax-exempt organization as described in Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. CAST Schools are partnership schools with a focus on STEM careers, project based learning and work-based learning. Key partners include public school districts, higher education institutions, and local employers from target industries.