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Five Mansfield Area High School Students Were Appointed to the Texas Trust Youth Advisory Council for the Fall 2014 Cohort

Sep 10, 2014 02:04PM ● Published by Brian Ostrovsky

16 DFW high school students, including 5 Mansfield-area students, were named as members of Texas Trust's Fall 2014 Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The 2014 YAC members represent five school districts and a charter school. There are six sophomores, five juniors, and five seniors on the Council, which will serve through December 2014.

Selected Mansfield area students include:
 Brianna Dumas (Timberview High School), Karisa Coe (Mansfield High School), Lauren Jackson (Legacy High School), Daniel Kelly (Frontier High School), Sheryse Lincoln (Lake Ridge High School)

“I look forward to YAC as a great opportunity to learn about business and finance, while also learning how to budget and manage credit cards,” said Karisa Coe, a Mansfield High School sophomore and an incoming YAC Council member.
 
YAC is part of Texas Trust's financial education initiative. The program meets twice a month and provides learning opportunities for the students centered on marketing, financial services, and careers in the financial field to prepare them for college and beyond. 
 
The Council. The Council also organizes a community service project benefiting a non-profit of their choice. YAC members are chosen based on their leadership credentials, extracurricular activities, and desire to serve and actively participate in the Council. 
 
The remaining 11 members are:
 
Arlington: Roberta Flores (James Martin High School), Aisha Garrett (James Bowie High School)
Cedar Hill: Anfernee Combs and  Ja’Meelah Robinson (Cedar Hill High School)
DeSoto: Darryon Bates  and Malyk Davis (DeSoto High School)
Grand Prairie: Jonathan Guerin (South Grand Prairie High School), Tiffany Chavarria and Jemiah Williams (Dubiski Career High School), Kelsey Wilcox (Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy)
Harmony: Ronnie Wilson (Harmony Science Academy)

More than 115 high school students applied for this term of the Council. 


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