Mansfield ISD Magazine Spring 2019 | Page 18

Criminal Justice Students Compete at State Contest in Bryan, Texas State conference took place March 28-29 at the the Brazos County Expo Complex Innovation Academy students from Ben Barber. BRYAN, TEXAS | Six aspiring public safety professionals qualified to compete in the state competition after excelling in their category at the Texas Public Service Association (TPSA) regional contest. TPSA is a non-profit organization for high school students that promotes law, public safety, corrections and security students with knowledge and skills through real-world career experience. 18 | Mansfield ISD TODAY Congratulations to the following Ben Barber Innovation Academy students for advancing to the state meet: • Melchor Gonzalez Foot Pursuit (Regionals: first place) • Deja’Nya Williams Fingerprint Comparison • and Analysis (Regionals: first place) • Aliera Alliss, Diana Fernandez and Desiree Salazar Crime Scene Investigation (Regionals: second place) • Diana Fernandez, Emily Coker and Deja’Nya Williams Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (Regionals: second place)