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BISD Seniors Sign On With Local Industry During 2022 Career Signing Day
Posted on 05/12/2022
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On Monday May 9, the Brazoria County Petrochemical Council conducted its 4th Annual Career Signing Day. Even with the program being in only its fourth year, it has  reached new heights… conducting 280 interviews in late April for 70 students in Brazoria County and eventually helping find 48 jobs with contracting organizations operating in Brazoria County and throughout the Greater Houston Area.

Brazosport ISD was honored to have 22 students represented in the Career Signing Day Class of 2022. Brazosport was recognized with 14 students and Brazoswood was recognized with having 8 students in this year's class. Two students enrolled in BISD’s partnership with Brazosport College’s Catalyst Program and were featured during the event, as well as three students from the award winning Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Industrial Craft Competition (ICC) Project.

“We are excited to see all of these students start their careers and be honored during this amazing event,” said Resource Development Coordinator Aaron Ennis. “Events and outreaches like the BCPC Career Signing Day make Career & Technical Education stronger and more inviting to parents, future students and partnering organizations.”

This year's signing day featured the program's first business pathway student Jocelyn Hernandez and Summa Cum Laude Hannah Deleon, both from Brazosport High School. Jocelyn will be working for Versa Integrity within their business group and Hannah will be interning with Woods project controls department this summer before enrolling in the University of Texas in the fall.

While many students will hire into these careers after the summer, many will begin their careers in our local construction industry right after graduation. Below is a detailed list of students and the organizations they will be starting their careers with.

  • Christopher Blackburn - BrandSafway
  • Jasiah Winkleman - BrandSafway
  • Jesus Marinelarena - CMI
  • Keith Laird - Contech
  • Diego Duran - Contech
  • Nathan Hill - Enduro Composites
  • Mason Paladino - ICS Inc.
  • Juan Medrano - ISC
  • Ethan Cromeans - KCG Industrial
  • Michael Martinez - Performance Inc
  • Alexis Noyola - Performance Inc
  • Jocelyn Hernandez - Versa Integrity 
  • Hannah Deleon - Wood
  • Al’Vontres Glass - Wood
  • Juan Wellington Valverde - Zachry

Brazosport ISD CTE Director Jessie Jennings stated, “ These students are here tonight to be recognized for their hard work and input that they’ve done these last four years. We are so proud of each and every one of these students and we’re so grateful for the industry representatives.”

The event showcased ABC Nationals Vice President of Workforce Development Greg Sizemeore from Washington DC as the keynote speaker along with Commissioners Julian Alvarez III- Representing Labor and Aaron Demerson - Representing Employers. The BCPC Workforce Development Committee was recognized with a proclamation from Governor Greg Abbott for their work in developing the program.

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