Awards and Honors
Congratulations to senior catcher Nick Fleming and head varsity baseball coach Chris Cartee for being selected to participate in the Annual Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Series. Click here to learn more about their achievements.
Junior Rachel Sallis completed the Research Apprenticeship Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro. Click here to learn more about her unique experience in North Carolina.
Congratulations to students Maddison Smith and Delaney Walsh; these two dedicated senior leaders have been chosen to participate in The 2019 Town Meeting on Tomorrow Conference. Click here to learn more about their accomplishments.
Central and the art department would like to congratulate Victoria Young for her wins at the Iowa State Fair Youth Art Competition. Click here to learn more about her works.
This summer, several Central cross country students had the amazing opportunity to run with Caroline Chepkoech. Click here to learn more about this unique athletic experience.
Ms. Ebener and members of the yearbook staff as well as Introduction to Yearbook students attended a workshop on September 4th at Scott Community College’s Urban Campus lead by Walsworth Yearbooks. Click here to learn more about their experience.
On Thursday, September 5th, Business teacher Mrs. Lafrenz took the Computer Science Principles students to St. Ambrose for the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Challenge. Click here to learn more about their results.
A huge thank you to Mr. Stahl and his amazing Construction II students who designed, built, and installed permanent shelving for CENTRAL Station. Click here to learn more about their efforts.
Thank you to Ms. Intveld and the Central High Drama Club for their generous gift to CENTRAL Station. Click here to learn more.
Central sent eighteen students to a day long MVP training on Wednesday, September 4th at the ASC conducted by Dr. Alan Heisterkamp. Click here to learn more about their work.
A group of GEAR-UP Iowa students recently attended the screening of Personal Statement at Scott Community College. Click here to learn more about their experience.
On September 24th, students from Girls Learn and GSA traveled to St. Ambrose for the 12th annual War and Peace conference, sponsored by Women for Social Justice. Click here to learn more about their experience, including meeting a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including Central’s Sarah Van Liere! Click here to learn more about her recognition.
Iowa State University hosted students from across the state for a special GEAR UP Day. Click here to learn more about their visit.
Congratulations to Central’s Blue Illusions on their incredible performances in Cedar Rapids at the Stack the Stands competition. Click here to learn more about their events and awards.
On Tuesday, October 8th, several CHS students attended the 5th Annual MVP Student Leadership Summit at UNI. Click here to learn more about their experience.