NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 1, 2012
CONTACT: Jonathan Frey
(832) 386-1231
jfrey@galenaparkisd.com

Criminal Justice Skills team Targets State Competition

        On February 17 and 18, 2012, the North Shore Senior High School Criminal Justice Skills USA team competed in the District 8 Regional Leadership and Skills Contest. The team earned several first place medals and reserved a spot to represent District 8 at the state competition in March.

        Texas Skills USA is a non-profit youth organization focused on trade and industry education. Students are encouraged to develop essential career skills such as communication and teamwork. These skills will give the students a competitive edge in the workforce.

        Out of 50 teams, the North Shore team placed 1st and 3rd in the Building Search category; 1st, 2nd and 4th in the Criminal Justice individual contest; 1st in Extemporaneous Speaking; and 4th in Prepared Speech. Additionally, 17 first place projects advance to the state competition.

NSSH Criminal Justice Team