Mackenzie Wooten - student

23 May U.S. Department of Education recognizes NWCTA student Mackenzie Wooten

Northwest Career and Technical Academy (NWCTA) student Mackenzie Wooten has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of only 160 members of the 52nd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. In addition to this prestigious honor, out of the 160 scholars, Wooten is one of only 20 students to be selected for Career and Technical Education (CTE), which is a new category this year for the Department of Education. U.S. Secretary of Education John King said, “This year’s class of Presidential Scholars continues a more than 50-year trend of honoring students who have shown excellence in their education, artistic and civic pursuits and we have added 20 more slots to honor our highest achieving students in career and technical education.” Click here for more information. Click here to read the Las Vegas Review-Journal article about Wooten’s achievement.