Caden Dees, Ashley Martincic, and Kai Yee have been named National Merit Commended students for the 2019-2020 school year. Each year over 1.5 million juniors take the PSAT and the top 50,000 test takers are named to the National Merit Scholar Program. Please join us in congratulating these students on this outstanding accomplishment.
Each year Polaris Career Center selects student ambassadors for their programs. This year we had 14 students selected as ambassadors. The students and the program they are an ambassador for are here. Please congratulate them for being selected for this important role.
Congratulations to Emily Winstead (senior) and Josh Serrano (junior) who were selected to be a part of the 2020 OMEA All State Choir! Over 900 applicants were submitted from the entire state of Ohio and our 2 students are among 160 students accepted for this honor! They will be performing at the Ohio Music Education Association Convention in Cincinnati the first weekend in February.
Senior Juliana Galarza took the bronze medal at the AAU Nationals in Taekwondo. Juliana started Taekwondo at age 10 and for the last 7 years dedicates and practices 4 days a week. She won AAU states in Ohio and Michigan, which qualified her for the national competition. Currently, Juliana is nationally ranked!
Mitchell Windahl and Christian Busler recently completed the Northern Ohio Infragard Cyber Camp at Baldwin Wallace College on July 22-26, 2019. During the week of camp, Mitchell and Christian were introduced to a wide variety of content ranging from general networking principles to detailed network analysis, cryptography, and computer forensics. They also heard from some of the best cyber minds in the country from the FBI, NSA, and Infragard membership. Finally, each day concluded with a career chat from a local professional from Fortune 500 companies like Goodyear to small, agile companies making international headlines like Trusted Sec. Congratulations to both young men on this awesome experience!