George Lucas Educational Foundation
Project-Based Learning

5 Students, 5 Paths to a Future That Works

September 27, 2010

Dea Flores Turns Video Games into a Science Fair Project

School: Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School
Location: Los Angeles Unified School District
CTE: Engineering for Health Academy (EHA)
Year: Class of 2011

 

Reanna Garnsey Finds a Future with Green Technology

School: Laguna Creek High School
Location: Elk Grove Unified School District
CTE: Green Energy Technology Academy (GETA)
Year: Class of 2011

 

Luis Arechiga Searches for the Next Generation of HIV Drugs

School: 2010 Graduate of Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School
Location: Los Angeles Unified School District
CTE: Science Technology and Research (STAR)
Status: Class of 2010, attending Emory University, Atlanta, GA

 

Zeana McGuire Gets Musical in Woodshop

School: 2010 Graduate of Sheldon High School
Location: Elk Grove Unified School District
CTE: Sheldon Building Trades
Status: Class of 2010, attending Cosumnes River College,
Sacramento, CA

 

David Garibaldi: From Outlaw to International Hip Hop Artist

School: Sheldon High School
Location: Elk Grove Unified School District
CTA: Animation Pathway
Status: Professional Artist and Performance Painter

School Snapshot

Elk Grove Unified School District And Bravo Medical Magnet High School

Grades 9-12 | Elk Grove and Los Angeles, CA
Per Pupil Expenditures
Free / Reduced Lunch
86%
DEMOGRAPHICS:
69% Hispanic
16% Asian
13% White
2% Black
Data is from the 2008-2009 academic year.

 

 

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  • Project-Based Learning
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Student Engagement
  • 9-12 High School