Education Advisory Board seeks student leader

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

     The Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board is seeking a student to join the volunteer group, which assesses the condition and needs of schools and educational programs and activities within the town.      The student representative will be a non-voting member of the board; attend monthly board meetings and share information with the student population.     Applicants should be a...

Summer camps at Miami Dade College

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

     It’s not too late to enroll in a summer camp at Miami Dade College.      There are numerous courses offered at the college’s campuses and at the Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex and the Business Innovation and Technology Center.       Prices range from free to several hundred dollars. Scholarships and grants are available for some courses.  ...

Miami Lakes Middle student wins Graham Companies scholarship

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

     Fred-Haydn Labonte, 13, of Miami Gardens, is this year’s winner of The Graham Companies’ $1,000 college scholarship.      The annual award is given to a student at Miami Lakes Middle School.      The company will present the scholarship when Fred-Haydn graduates Barbara Goleman Senior High School, which he plans to attend in August.      A survey of teachers...

Pace student wins third tech award

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 16, 2022

     Monsignor Edward Pace High School senior Diana Porras has won a third Regional Affiliate award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology.       Diana graduated with the Class of 2022. She will attend Florida International University’s Honors College and plans to tackle a double major, in Spanish and Computer Science.       Diana’s award...

Pace students raise $4,000 for school in Haiti

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 16, 2022

    Monsignor Edward Pace High School raised over $4,000 from their annual Battle of the Bands and DJs, a fundraiser with a 30-year tradition.      The money will benefit Pace’s sister school in Haiti, and will be used to help pay salaries there, according to David Masters, theology teacher at Pace.       Masters helped start the event in 1991. It has since grown, not only as a way...
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