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The Central Digest Returns in August — Have a Great Summer!

THE CENTRAL DIGEST RETURNS IN AUGUST -- HAVE A GREAT SUMMER! -- The Central Digest will not be active over the course of the summer. Enjoy your break!

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor

May 26, 2020

And that's a wrap! The Cental Digest is finished for the 2019-20 school year, and we will not be posting over the course of the summer. All of our articles will still be available during the break. The Central Digest will return in August of 2020 to continue publications with a brand new staff. Until...

Jordan Hudson and Cassandra Castillo Named Mr. and Ms. Central for the Class of 2020

JORDAN HUDSON AND CASSANDRA CASTILLO NAMED MR. AND MS. CENTRAL FOR THE CLASS OF 2020 -- Seniors Jordan Hudson and Cassandra Castillo are named Mr. and Ms. Central for the 2019-20 school year.

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor

May 26, 2020

Despite all of the obstacles that accompanied the spread of COVID-19, Central was still able to name its Mr. and Ms. Central for the class of 2020. The court had already been decided in February, so all that was left to do was vote. Students were able to vote online. Shea Vetterick, 12th grade conselor,...

Catlett, Brantingham, Schwarzl, and Latham Will Serve as 2020-2021 Central Digest Editors

CATLETT, BRANTINGHAM, SCHWARZL, AND LATHAM WILL SERVE AS 2020-2021 CENTRAL DIGEST EDITORS -- Pictured is the Central Digest staff from this school year.

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

The class of 2020 is graduating, and they are leaving big shoes to fill. This year the Central Digest's editor positions will be filled by Juniors Blake Catlett and Bailey Brantingham, Sophomore Karleigh Schwarzl, and Freshman Sarah Katheron Latham. These students will lead the 2020-2021 Central Digest...

Senior Jameson Willard Recieves Three Year ROTC Scholarship

SENIOR JAMESON WILLARD RECEIVES THREE YEAR ROTC SCHOLARSHIP -- Alongside his ROTC duties, Jameson Willard served as the football team's kicker his junior and senior year.

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Central seniors applied for countless scholarships throughout the school year. Scholarships can be awarded for various aspects, such as sports and academic success. These awards help college students focus more on their education and less on the finances that accompany it. Senior Jameson Willard was...

Senior Tyler Mullins Receives Full ROTC Scholarship

SENIOR TYLER MULLINS RECEIVES FULL ROTC SCHOLARSHIP -- Tyler Mullins is in his formal JROTC uniform.

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Many of Central's seniors have spent the past school year busy with college and scholarship applications. One of those seniors, Tyler Mullins, is proud to have received a scholarship through the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). The scholarship includes full tuition, $1200 for textbooks per year, an...

Bittersweet Beginnings

BITTERSWEET BEGINNINGS -- From left to right: DayOnna Carson, Danae Wnuk, Abby Young, and Cassandra Castillo enjoy a Powderpuff game as sophomores.

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2020

Who would have thought that my final story— not my first— would be the hardest to write? Outside of class, I would spend most of my time each week working on assignments, if not thinking about the people that made up the Central Digest. Even on summer break, I constantly thought of story ideas a...

Onto My Next Story

ONTO MY NEXT STORY -- A bitter-sweet farewell to Central High and the Digest.

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

As part of the class of 2020, my precious time in high school was cut short; however, I believe I made the best out of those four years at Central. I participated in activities and clubs that allowed me to grow into a better, more outgoing person, one of them being the Central Digest. This class not onl...

The High School Dream

THE HIGH SCHOOL DREAM — (From left to right) Seniors Tyler Mullins, James Ortiz, DayOnna Carson, Danae Wnuk, Jaheim Williams, Abby Young, Cassandra Castillo, and Patrick Quinn, holding thumbs-up, pose for a picture after being named senior superlatives.

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

When I first came to Central as a freshman, I saw high school as a road to get my diploma and nothing more. I was never that interested in the romanticized high school dream that a lot of my peers were fixated on. I believed the high school dream was just a cheesy cliche you only saw in movies. My ...

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