WCTSMA State Officer Allise Jackson Testifies in Olympia

Student Leaders from Yelm were requested by OSPI to testify before the House Education Committee.  Their role was to show how applied, hands-on learning in the CTE classroom connects to community and career activities through Career and Technical Studeent Leadership Organizations (CTSOs).  Calli Hyder, FFA President; Allise Jackson, Sports Medicine President; and Joe Donan, Robotics President; showed tremendous poise and articulated how these programs give students opportunities at local, state, and national competitions.  In addition, they shared how being a part of CTSOs have insipred them to make a difference in our community.  Quite proud of these terrific student leaders.