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Joshua High School's Inaugural Cohort Earn Associate's Degree

History has been made in Joshua ISD!

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The inaugural cohort of Joshua High School's Associate's Degree program graduated from Hill College on Thursday, May 12, 2022 with an Associate's Degree before they earn their diploma in a couple of weeks! The cohort includes 10 students that began the program in its first year back in 2018-19. Joshua High School's Associate's Degree program gives students the opportunity to earn an Associate's in Liberal Arts while in high school and is FULLY FUNDED by the District.

Graduate students include:

Paloma Rodriguez

Madacyn Warren

Gisselle Prieto

Jessica Jones

Meghan Minton

Gabrielle Guerrero

Claire Boedecker

Abigail Mitchell

Madison Brown 

Trinity Pena 

"The JISD associates degree program has brought an additional opportunity for our JISD students to find their fit in high school," said Brooklyn Shafer, JISD Director of Post Secondary Readiness. "This first cohort of graduates has shown perseverance over the past 4 years and we could not be more proud of them. We look forward to seeing their future successes and know they will make JISD proud."

Applications are closed for the 2022-23 school year and the cohort has already been selected.

Learn more about JISD's Associate's Degree program here.