Principal Marcus Bourland’s excitement reads on his face through a face mask, excitement borne by a yearslong goal approaching fruition.
Bourland, head of Denton ISD’s Advanced Technology Complex, will soon be able to welcome the ATC’s first full-time students.
Denton ISD opened the Sarah and Troy LaGrone Advanced Technology Complex in 2006 as a place for students to more aggressively prepare for careers after high school.
As of 2020, the ATC offered classes in welding, cosmetology, hospitality and other trades.
Juniors and seniors attend core classes — think English, math, history and science — at their traditional high schools for