ECHS students help Laura Reyes, IMPACT principal, and Richard Smith,
academic dean, with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new IMPACT ECHS.
Pictured are (l to r) Matthew Broussard, 11th grade; Azalia Sprecher,
IMPACT 2014 graduate and student at Bryn Mawr College; Ayesha Patel,
12th grade; Reyes; Smith; Madison Stewart, 9th grade; and Ashnell
Polimis, 10th grade.
GCCISD Holds Groundbreaking
Ceremony for IMPACT ECHS
With the weather just right for an
outdoor event, Randal O’Brien, acting superintendent for Goose Creek
CISD, welcomed guests at the recent IMPACT Early College High School
Groundbreaking Ceremony at 1415 Market Street. Jose Rodriguez, IMPACT
Student Council president and Ayesha Patel, Student Council treasurer,
led the pledges to the flags.
“This is a very special day for the students, faculty and staff members
at IMPACT as well as for Goose Creek CISD and the community,” said Vicky
Melo, secretary of the Goose Creek CISD Board of Trustees.
Laura Reyes, principal of IMPACT ECHS, presented the history of IMPACT
ECHS, from its inception a little over four years ago to the first
graduating class of 89 seniors in June 2014, explaining that many of the
graduates had earned associate degrees from Lee College.
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