Fourteen students from McAllen High School and McAllen Memorial High School have recently become CompTIA A+ Certified Professionals. They are in Miroslava Garcia’s Telecommunications & Networking class. CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, is a not-for-profit trade association of more than 10,000 companies and professional IT members in the rapidly converging, computing, and communications market. This certification is normally attained by adults who work in the field of PC repair. It is the equivalent of six months of on-the-job training. Pictured in the front row, left to right, are Jorge Rojas, Darlene Herrera and Dakotah Reyes. In the middle row are Tyler Alden, Erik Valencia, Omar Rosales, Lorenzo Sanchez, Alex Rodriguez, Simplicio Hinojosa and Christian Chalico. In the back row are Corren Garza, Raymond Ballay, Andrew Martinez and Colton Frase.