MIRD Fair winners recognized

Photo: Winners at the MIRD Fair, Daniel Arriagada and Michael Friend receive their an Xbox Ones from Crockett Middle School principal Francisco Miranda, MIRD instructor Matthew Walker and Jason Cooper, Irving ISD career and technical education coordinator. / Courtesy Photo

A dozen Irving ISD students were recognized for their outstanding submissions to the CTE MIRD Fair held last month at Singley Academy.

For MIRD Fair, middle school and high school students create and submit video games to be rated by other students based on a set of guidelines and criteria. The first-place winners in each division won an X-Box One while the second-place winners won a Samsung tablet. The winners were as follows:

Middle School

First Place Individual: Nancy Jamenez, Crockett Middle School

First Place Team: Daniel Arriagada and Michael Friend, Crockett Middle School

Second Place Individual: Marquel Vincent, de Zavala Middle School

Second Place Team: Jose Medina and John Nguyen, Austin Middle School

High School

First Place Individual: Anthony Saldana, Singley Academy

First Place Team: Edwin Joy and Sarah Edwards, Singley Academy

Second Place Individual: Thomas Spikes, Singley Academy

Second Place Team: Taylor Leon and Jarrod Johnson, Singley Academy.