On Friday, nearly 500 high school seniors from a dozen Houston Independent School District campuses will walk across the stage at Houston Community College commencement ceremonies to receive their associate degrees and work certifications.
The HISD students are enrolled in dual credit programs in the district’s Futures Academy and at early college high schools. The students simultaneously earned two years of college credits or valuable industry certifications in high-demand career fields – all at no cost to them.
Students from the following schools will receive an industry certificate or an associate degree:
- Challenge Early College High School
- East Early College High School
- Houston Academy for International Studies
- Jane Long Academy
- Jones Futures Academy
- Kashmere High School
- North Houston Early College High School
- Scarborough High School
- South Early College High School
- Sterling Aviation Early College High School
- Westside High School