The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

Looking Back: The Digest Takes On a Challenge Against City High

Looking Back: The Digest Takes On a Challenge Against City High

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Looking Back, Showcase

16 Musicians Go To Knoxville October 1934 Sixteen of the 21 Central students who applied for the East Tennessee Orchestra were selected to participate after a two year cessation due to financial struggle; the East Tennessee Orchestra was able to resume the year. The Orchestra was led by Professor ...

Editorial: How Fast Will Senior Year ‘Fly’ By?

Editorial: How Fast Will Senior Year ‘Fly’ By?

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

As the rest of the 2018/19 school speeds along, the class of 2019 shares a collective of mixed feelings regarding their final year of high school coming to bittersweet end. Some are excited to see it end, however, others are deeply saddened to see it go. "I am both excited and scared that there are...

Senior Ivan Michel Llamas is Awarded with Soccer Scholarship from Tennessee Wesleyan University

Senior Ivan Michel Llamas is Awarded with Soccer Scholarship from Tennessee Wesleyan University

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Central High School is proud to be the home of several seniors that have been awarded with scholarships, and Ivan Michel Llamas is among that ongoing list. Llamas was the recipient of a scholarship offer to play soccer for Tennessee Wesleyan University. The scholarship is valued at $9,800, which covers...

Principal Finley King is Presented with Freedoms Foundation Distinguished Educator Award

Principal Finley King is Presented with Freedoms Foundation Distinguished Educator Award

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Principal Finley King’s successful administration over Central High School has not gone unnoticed. He has been commended for his work at Central many times over the years, seeing as he has always been very dedicated and active with the school and its students. With this in mind, it is no surprise that...

Real Estate Appraiser Mark Hinson Opens Up About His Experience at Central

Real Estate Appraiser Mark Hinson Opens Up About His Experience at Central

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

High school is often regarded as a place of self discovery and the development of meaningful friendships among adolescents. This has also applied to alumni Mark Hinson, who graduated from Central in 1977. “[My experience at Central] was really good. I enjoyed it and still have friends that I made...

Two Truths, One Laurelie: New Year, nEw mE

Two Truths, One Laurelie: New Year, nEw mE

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Two Truths, One Laurelie

Let's be honest here guys, New Year's resolutions are kind of a joke. We often tell ourselves we are going to lose weight or learn to play the violin. One year, I decided to learn how to do a handstand. Understandably, I still do not know how to do a handstand. Unfortunately, most people drop their resolutions...

Seniors Recognize Their 2019 Superlatives

Seniors Recognize Their 2019 Superlatives

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

We all have sought for recognition for our contributions towards society, no matter how big or small these efforts may have been. For this reason, Central holds an annual vote for seniors to decide which of their peers best represent various superlative categories. Many seniors are just as passionate...

New Year, New MEntality

New Year, New MEntality

Abby Young, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Along with the opportunities of beginning a new year, crossing the threshold of the past year into the new one brings about “change” for many. One thing that stays consistent, however, is hearing the phrase “new year, new me” ad nauseam.  Many people want to improve themselves at the emergenc...

Breaking Down the Battle at the Border

Breaking Down the Battle at the Border

Cassandra Castillo, Associate Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe,” a quote inscribed on the Statue of Liberty who once welcomed all immigrants worldwide with open arms.  Times have changed, however, and laws have been put in place that have declined the admittance of immigrants. For example,...

Central Alum Brent Goldberg becomes CBO of Hamilton County Schools

Central Alum Brent Goldberg becomes CBO of Hamilton County Schools

Jake Johns, Copy Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Throughout the years, Central High School has been home to many talented musicians, doctors, and even business professionals. Brent Goldberg, a graduate of the class of 1995, is no exception. As the current Chief Business Officer, Christie Jordan, prepares for retirement, Goldberg continues to anticipate...

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