Alexis Aranda with the Mission High School (MHS) Law Enforcement and Fire Science program is headed to the state Texas High School Public Service competition at Bel Air High School organized by the Texas Public Service Association (TPSA) in El Paso in April. Alexis won first place in the Bunker Gear category and second in Fire Search and Rescue at the regional competition held at Sharyland Pioneer High School Dec. 9-10.
Students participated in various events, including Felony Traffic Stop, Traffic Stop Citation, Building Search, Disturbance Call, Male and Female Obstacle Course, Foot Pursuit, Crime Scene Investigations, Brain Bowl, First Responder, Cell Extraction, Inmate Processing, Fire Science Bunker Gear, Fire Science Obstacle Course, and Fire Science Search and Rescue.
MHS’ Disturbance Call Team, Pedro Ortiz and Juan J. Vasquez, placed 4th in this event and are alternates to advance to the state competition.
Congratulations to all the students who participated. The advisors are Bernardo Acosta and Frank Rios. Good luck to Alexis Aranda at the state competition.