Artists receive top ratings at regional to advance.
Harris County Department of Education selected only 393 regional art and writing entries to compete at the national level.
DECA prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
Pearland Junior High West's Abishek Shaju will compete at the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee in April.
Athletes from Dawson and Pearland high schools recently signed letters of intent to attend colleges nationwide.