SLW Centennial High School Attendance Incentives

Assistant Principal Susan Mannion and school social worker, Shemair Dorelus, paired up to recognize and reward students who are coming to school regularly and on time.  They distributed snacks and water at the parent drop offline as students were being dropped off for school.

SLW Centennial High School Student Participated in the University of Miami and Holy Cross Health Summer Surgical Scholars Program

St. Lucie West Centennial High School student Jazmine Villa participated in the University of Miami and Holy Cross Health Summer Surgical Scholars (S³) Program, a new immersive program for high school students interested in medicine and surgery, this summer.  Over the course of four days, participants shadowed general surgery residents and attending physicians in the operating room, clinic, and emergency room, attended academic lectures, and participated in additional hands-on experiences. “The S³ Program provides high school students a truly unique opportunity to develop early medical interests and gain insight into surgical specialties,” said Nathan Schoen, M.D., M.P.H., cofounder of S³ and chief surgery resident of University … Read More

SLW Centennial Culinary Arts Academy Earns Top Ranking from ProStart

Congratulations to St. Lucie West Centennial High School’s Culinary Arts Academy for earning a prestigious recognition by ProStart. ProStart is a two-year, industry-backed culinary arts and restaurant management program for high school students. ProStart has named SLW Centennial High School a Premier ProStart School.  This recognition has been awarded due to the various accomplishments that the students achieved over the course of the last school year.  This is the highest ranking that a Culinary Program can have awarded by ProStart.  This recognition allows the Culinary Program at Centennial to receive additional benefits from ProStart including industry certification materials, as well … Read More

SLW Centennial Student Spends the Day with The Bug Bite Thing CEO to Learn About Entrepreneurship

During the Career Connect Conference, SLW Centennial High School student Janelle Palmer won a day with Kelley Higney, CEO of The Bug Bite Thing, a $40 million St. Lucie company that appeared on Shark Tank. Janelle took advantage of the opportunity over the summer and had the opportunity to spend the day learning firsthand about entrepreneurship and running a multi-million dollar business.

SLW Centennial Students Win Black History Month Essay Contest

Congratulations to our participants in the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida’s Annual Black History Month Youth Program Creative Arts and Essay Contest.  Centennial had 35 of the 59 submissions.  Congratulations to the following students for winning: Madison Brown:  2nd Place Michelle Beauvais:  Honorable Mention Milagros Ochagavia-Pis:  Honorable Mention Genevieve Donaus:  Honorable Mention Great Job Eagles!

SLW Centennial Culinary Students Win at ProStart Competition in Orlando

St. Lucie West Centennial culinary students competed at the 22nd annual State ProStart competitions in Orlando. Senior Dorian Green was recognized as SLW Centennial’s top Culinary Arts student. Senior Kameil Miller placed 4th in State in the Edible centerpiece competition. Honorable mention Management Team- Senior Antonio Kocen &  Junior Merlyn Lamb Honorable mention Culinary Team- Senior Dorian Green, and juniors Nathan Korb, and Isaac Vasconcelos with Team Manager Aidan Ramkissoon Congratulations Eagles on a job well done!

St. Lucie West Centennial Students Earn Awards and Recognitions at Science Fair

Congratulations to the following Centennial Eagles who won Category Awards for their science fair projects. Jaylen Miller:  1st Place Category Award in Cellular/Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Isabel Gordon:   2nd Place Category Award in Earth and Environmental Science Sarah Stouky:   1st Place Category Award in Plant Sciences Nicholas DeMattei:   2nd Place Category Award in Plant Sciences. Nicholas also received a special award offered through the University of Florida for his submission. Isabel Gordon:   Special Award in Category Hand 2 Mind

SLW Centennial Culinary Arts Academy Collaborates with Kyle G’s Restaurants

SLW Centennial High School Culinary Arts Academy was adopted by Kyle G’s restaurant group through the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association.  With this “adopt-a-class” program, local restaurateurs and restaurants are able to involve students in real-world field trips, internships, guest speaking, and more.  On Friday, October 28th, the students took a trip to see the workings of both front of the house and back of the house at Kyle G’s Oyster Bar in Saint Lucie West, Florida.  The students had a great time working their way through the restaurant and watching live demos in their open kitchen.

SLW Centennial Senior Advances to State Science Fair

Congratulations to Justine Grenier-Fillion for advancing to the State Science Fair. Justine is a senior at St. Lucie West Centennial High School and is taking both Anatomy and Physiology Honors and AP Biology. Justine’s project looked to identify genetically modified organisms in common corn-based foods such as tortilla chips, corn muffin mix, and even corn flour sold at the grocery store. In her experimental design process, Justine was able to learn about and perform polymerase chain reactions (PCR), gel electrophoresis, and how genes can be modified in organisms. Justine is also a member of the competitive cheer team that recently … Read More