Kenneth White Jr. High had Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) State Qualifiers 32 students qualify to compete at the state level competition in math and science. The Mighty Hawks Calculators team earned a 2nd place trophy and several individual awards at the TMSCA State Championship.
State Qualifiers: (6th Grade) Ethan Adame, Enrique Alba, Yamilet Castillo, Triston Escalera, Kristen Flores, Bryanna Heredia, Josue Hernandez, Juanes Hernandez, Roberto Hernandez, Guillermo Martinez, Angel Uribe, and Valerie Villalobos. (7th Grade) Silvester Carrillo, Erika Cruz, Daniella Escojido, Leslie Garza, Ricardo Ochoa, Crysta Robles, Alexa Tovar, Aliya Tovar, and Camila Urquizo. (8th Grade) Nicholas Alonzo, Adrian Ayala, Luiz Cardenas, Juan Flores, Adrian Heredia, Diego Hernandez, Jordan Hernandez, Emmanuel Martinez, Hugo Mireles, Ana Rivera, and Melissa Salazar.
TMSCA State Calculators team: Melissa Salazar, Ricardo Ochoa, Jordan Hernandez, and Nicholas Alonzo.
TMSCA State Individual awards: (6th Grade) Enrique Alba – 5th place and Yamilet Castillo – 12th place. (7th Grade) Ricardo Ochoa – 2nd place, Camila Urquizo – 14th place, Leslie Garza – 17th place, and Erika Cruz – 20th place. (8th Grade) Adrian Ayala – 12th place tie, Hugo Mireles – 12th place tie, Adrian Heredia – 10th place, Nicholas Alonzo – 9th place, Jordan Hernandez – 8th place, and Melissa Salazar – 5th place.