Ten Rockwall ISD DECA students named state finalists, four advance to international competition

Ten Rockwall ISD DECA students named state finalists, four advance to international competition

(ROCKWALL, TX)  Ten Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students are state finalists and four will advance to compete at the DECA International Competition.  DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. “Beyond the risk-taking attitude, quest for knowledge and […]

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Twenty-two Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students recently qualified for DECA State CDC. Leading up to the state competition, students will work to improve their business marketing knowledge and role-play presentation performances. Students who advanced: Alycia “Allie” Pfuhl (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Reiley Lynn (RHS) – Principles of Marketing Meghan McGriff (RHHS) – Principles of Marketing Haley […]

Rockwall ISD Holds Dedication Ceremony for Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 30, 2013) Rockwall ISD recently held a dedication ceremony for the Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy, attended by students, parents, staff, alumni, Rockwall ISD namesakes, government officials and community members. It is a 151,460 square foot facility that houses 11 career & technical programs and more than 5,000 students walk […]

Representative John Ratcliffe Tours Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 28, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe recently toured the Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy (GBCCA) where he learned about programs offered by Rockwall ISD and met with students and staff. The tour was led by Alison Belliveau, principal of GBCCA, and Superintendent Dr. John Villarreal. “I was grateful for the chance […]