PACE Graduates Seven

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New Duncanville ISD alumni, seven students are leaving our district and embarking on a journey to higher education and careers. The latest graduates from Mary E Smithey PACE Learning Center, Luis Baez, Cameron James, Maya Lewis, Nick Morales, Ryan Oliver, Elisa Soto, and Damian Vega were celebrated in commencement exercises at the campus on February 2. You can read more about each alumnus below. Congratulations to these students!

Luis Baez enrolled at PACE in 2010 and earned 11.5 credits to reach graduate status. He will now either enlist in the military or continue his education in the field of hotel management or tourism.

Coming to PACE in 2009, Cameron James completed his final 12.5 credits. Upon graduation, he plans to continue his education at UTI, training to be an automotive technician.

Maya Lewis began attending PACE in 2011. While there she earned her final 8 credits and now plans to enroll in a community college.

Nick Morales enrolled at PACE in 2009, and obtained 12 credits to reach graduate status. Aspiring to one day be a doctor, he will continue his education at a community college.

Coming to PACE in 2011, Ryan Oliver completed his final 14 credits. Upon graduation, he hopes to attend barber college or begin training to become a dental assistant.

Elisa Soto began attending PACE in 2010. While there she earned 18 credits and will now enroll at Northlake Community College to study criminal justice.

Damian Vega enrolled at PACE in 2011 and obtained his final 3.5 credits to reach graduate status. He will now attend El Centro College before enrolling at the University of Texas at Arlington in pursuit of a career in nursing or physical therapy.