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School Scene: School for Advanced Studies team advances to state championship in African American Brain Bowl competition

AFRICAN AMERICAN BRAIN BOWL: The Alpha Team of the School for Advanced Studies placed first in the African American Brain Bowl competition and qualified to compete in the state championship round later this school year. 
From left to right are: Valerie Francillon, Daniela Armas, Karla Pereragarcia, Derrick Johnson, the team sponsor, Neyissa Desir, Shayann Amoyo, Lindsay Gramling and Allison Vergel.
AFRICAN AMERICAN BRAIN BOWL: The Alpha Team of the School for Advanced Studies placed first in the African American Brain Bowl competition and qualified to compete in the state championship round later this school year. From left to right are: Valerie Francillon, Daniela Armas, Karla Pereragarcia, Derrick Johnson, the team sponsor, Neyissa Desir, Shayann Amoyo, Lindsay Gramling and Allison Vergel.

The School for Advanced Studies’ Alpha and Omega Teams recently competed in the African American Brain Bowl competition at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus.

The Alpha Team placed first and the Omega Team placed second. The Alpha Team will advance to the state championship round later this school year.

BISCAYNE ELEMENTARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL

Select students of Biscayne Elementary Community School received the Jennifer Beth Turken Heart Award for their acts of kindness towards their peers. Each student received a certificate for their accomplishment.

The winners were: Berina Engeman, Keyla Imber, Susette Castillo, Jessica Rodriguez, Nathalie Jeanjourdain, Kasleen Pagan, Marisol Navarro, Mia Lemos, Samira Pena, Agustina Miranda, Andrea Lillard, Gioia Balzano, Ashley Alvarado, Nicole Rivera, Daniela Montalvo, Miguel Almaral, Harold Carrazana, Sebastian Castillo, Robert Sullo, Carlos Rodriguez and Bryan Castillo.

SAINT PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Eleven students from Saint Patrick Elementary School were honored for representing the Christian Value of Faith throughout their school. Each student was awarded with a certificate.

The honorees were: Emily Hurley, Carolina Garcia, Cooper Lee, Nicolas Ballestas, Lucas Hurley, Carolina Heimes, Tobia Martinek, Marco Prealoni, Natasha Rodriguez, Katherine Burgoyne and Romina Spadei.

ST. BRENDAN HIGH SCHOOL

The Law and Global Business Academy at St, Brendan High School visited Marlins Park for a look at some of the legal challenges due to running a franchise.

Students met Cristina Corpion and Ashwin Krishnan of the Miami Marlins organization. Corpion and Kirshnan spoke about the legal side of running a franchise like dealing with fans and athlete contracts. The students also received a tour of the facility.

ALONZO AND TRACY MOURNING HIGH SCHOOL

Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School will host the annual Vis-à-vis Fashion Show at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 8th at the school, 2601 NE 151 St., in Miami. The event is a fundraiser for the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism and Sharks Television Production. The show will include GAP, Men’s Warehouse and Cache.

For information or to RSVP, call 786-486-3896.

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