RMCHS Earns 10th Place at Nationals
Reedley Middle College High School sent four students to the National Environmental and Natural Resource Career Development Event (CDE) in Indianapolis. The CDE is a competitive event that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real life situations. The competition includes decision making and problem solving regarding soil profiles, water and air quality, waste management, environmental analysis, and the use of global positioning. To participate in this national event, the team of Anna Sipes, Hadley Ciseroni, Ivan Chavez, and Devrie Montgomery qualified by being 2017 California’s Natural Resources State Champions. Along with placing 10th, the team was recognized as a Gold Emblem team. Individually, Anna and Hadley received the honor Gold Emblem Individual while Ivan and Devrie were Silver Emblem Individuals. The team was coached by Martin Castro, RMCHS Teacher, and David Smoljan.
RMCHS is a dependent charter school sponsored by KCUSD and is in its seventh year of existence. RMCHS provides a unique educational experience to Reedley and neighboring communities. RMCHS is unique because it provides a dual enrollment program in which students are enrolled in high school completing graduation requirements and concurrently enrolled at Reedley Community College in an effort to complete their Associates or transfer degree. RMCHS students can select one of four Associates Degree Pathways of study that include: Agriculture Business, Business Administration, General Science, or General Transfer program. Additionally on the high school side, students can complete up to two Career and Technical Education pathways in the areas of Animal Science or Agricultural Business.