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CTE News and Highlights



 Congratulations to the Mozart and Rembrandt Secondary DECA Chapters who competed in DECA’s District 1 State Career Development Conference on Thursday, January 16, 2020. A total of 61 students qualified to compete in different events ranging from Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality & Tourism, Marketing and Business Management & Administration. All competitors took a rigorous, industry-validated exam based on National Curriculum Standards and on Thursday, January 16th, they presented individually in front of a judge.  48 out of the 61 students advanced to the State Career Development Conference to be held in Fort Worth, Texas from February 19 – 22, 2020. We are extremely proud of our students for their dedication to our DECA Chapters and their commitment to their continued development of skills as emerging leaders and entrepreneurs.


All this would not be possible without the continued support of our administrators. Thank you!!! We are ready to bring our District State medals!  


Libia Quintero, DECA Advisor

Vanguard Rembrandt Secondary


Graciela Sanchez, DECA Advisor

Vanguard Mozart Secondary

Best Regards,




The Vanguard Academy- Rembrandt Secondary Business Professionals of America (BPA) members are happy to announce their participation in the BPA Regional Competition on January 9, 2020.  Members who participated included; Jabes Gallardo, April Hernandez, Andrew Puente, Maritha Salinas, Luis Torres and Gabriel Ryan. Students advancing to state include; Andrew Puente who placed third in Database Applications, Gabriel Ryan placed 3rd in Fundamental Word Processing, and Jabes Gallardo as a state alternate also placed 3rd in the Prepared Speech event.  Students are set to compete at the BPA State Competition on March 3-5, 2020. 


Regional Competition at South Texas College Pecan Campus

Left to right: Fernando Ybanez, Sponsor, Luis Torres, Andrew Puente, Jabes Gallardo, Gabriel Ryan, April Hernandez, Maritha Salinas, Monica Longoria, Advisor.