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Athlete of the Week: Anthony Valdes

Athlete of the Week: Anthony Valdes

Karla Santoyo, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2015

Senior Baseball Outfielder Anthony Valdes went three for six last week at the plate in two games. He also made the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth inning against Mater Academy at last year's Class 6A State Championship. He is quite the player and has shocked all of his teammates with...

Best of the Best

Best of the Best

Logan Morris, Orestes Gonzalez, Valorie Bermudez, Hannah Cordes, Photographers, Sports Editor

May 1, 2014

On Wednesday April 30, 2014, parents, teachers, and students gathered in the auditorium at 6:30 pm to attend the annual Awards Ceremony. This ceremony honors a variety of students for their outstanding abilities. From freshmen to seniors, students were recognized for many of their different talents. Students were awarded for their academic excellence, their athletic dedication, and their 'cavalier-like' characteristics. Although less than one hundred students were selected to receive awards, none of the students knew what they would be awarded for. "I knew I was getting something because I got an invitation, but I had no idea what it was and I was pleasantly surprised," Freshman of Distinction winner Sydney Scanlon said. The masters of the ceremony were seniors Max Wood and Tia Plagata. With their enthusiasm and organization, the show ran smoothly. Mrs. Barrow also entertained the audience when presenting several awards. She specifically gathered attention by rapping Cristian Alonso's accomplishments when presenting him with the Senior Silver Award. "Her[Mrs. Barrow's] rap was definitely an alarm clock for all of the drowsy parents in the auditorium. It was creative and funny, very entertaining," sophomore Maya Iskandarani said. The process of the Awards Ceremony is a lengthy and tedious job that was taken on by senior Patricia Passwaters and junior Claire Shillington. Leading up to the event, the students that were nominated for an award had to go through an application process and be hand-selected by their teachers. Passwaters and Shillington ordered awards, planned speeches, and prepared the entire occasion from beginning to end, in order for th...

SENIOR OF DISTINCTION: TOP 20

December 13, 2013

Seniors of Distinction are voted upon by all faculty members. It is an honor to be recognized because a Senior of Distinction is a student who embodies a true Cavalier. Please take the time to congratulate the following students: Annelise Fernandez Javier Fernandez Michael Hammond Gregory Howell ...

Mr. Costa Wins the Leonard Miller Principal Leadership Award

Mr. Costa Wins the Leonard Miller Principal Leadership Award

Patricia Passwaters, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2013

On November 14, 2013, Principal Adolfo Costa was honored with the $10,000 Leonard Miller Principal Leadership Award. Established by the Council for Educational Change, this award was put in place to recognize educational leaders who have shown an increase in student achievement, the ability to empow...

The Work Is Worth It: 91 Awards Given To Gables’ Hardest Working Students

Patricia Passwaters, Executive Editor

April 30, 2013

The students at Coral Gables Senior High are notorious for their grand achievements, both academically and in extra curricular activities. Out of the many students in CGHS, a particular group of students are recognized for their contribution and dedication to our school. These students were invited to...

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