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Alumni Denise Knowles-Chambers (‘85) Reflects on Success During Her High School Career

Alumni Denise Knowles-Chambers (‘85) Reflects on Success During Her High School Career

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Looking back on your high school career can sometimes be sad, but Denise Knowles-Chambers feels only success as she recalls her accomplishments at Central High. During her freshman year, she was ecstatic to be chosen as a majorette in the Central High Band under the leadership of Mr. Robert Chandler....

Central’s Alumni Association Introduces Jason Frizzell Memorial Scholarship

Central’s Alumni Association Introduces Jason Frizzell Memorial Scholarship

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Central High School's Seniors have a multitude of scholarship choices to apply for each school year. This 2018-2019 school year, there is a new scholarship option for seniors as well as upcoming seniors. It is known as the Jason Frizzell Memorial Scholarship. The Jason Frizzell Memorial Scholarship...

Central Alum Greg Wilson Works as a Successful Welder for Astec Industries

Central Alum Greg Wilson Works as a Successful Welder for Astec Industries

Dakota Wootan

May 21, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Not everyone takes the traditional educational route of going through elementary school, middle school, high school, and college. Oftentimes, it is implied by educators and parents that without a college education one cannot make a decent income or live comfortably, which can be pretty unsettling to...

The Central Digest Named a SNO National Website of Distinction for the Third Year in a Row

The Central Digest Named a SNO National Website of Distinction for the Third Year in a Row

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

For countless years, the Central Digest has strived to bring any and all news to Central students, teachers, alumni and any other readers. This year, countless hours of emails, interviews, and writing were pumped into the Digest to make it what it is today. The school year long efforts have finally paid...

Central Students Express Their Concerns About School Shootings

Central Students Express Their Concerns About School Shootings

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

School shootings have become a nationwide concern, as they have recently been increasing in numbers. There have been many reasons as to why people think they occur, but it seems that the main causes are mental health issues, seeking morbid recognition, and having a troubled childhood. "Most of the...

Distinguished Alumni Inductee, Dr. Paula Jo Spence-Evans, MD, Dedicates Her Life to Serving Others

Distinguished Alumni Inductee, Dr. Paula Jo Spence-Evans, MD, Dedicates Her Life to Serving Others

DayOnna Carson, Assistant Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Most people can agree that certain professions require an involved sense of dedication and skill which can only be fulfilled by individuals with perseverance and a natural desire to help others. This is true for both emergency and internal medicine, which are Central alumni Dr. Paula Jo Spence-Evans,...

Alum Stephen King Prospers as the Owner of Nicos Salon

Alum Stephen King Prospers as the Owner of Nicos Salon

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

May 18, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Over the years, Central High School has produced thousands of successful individuals. Among these graduates is alumni Stephen "Scooter" King from the Class of 1987. After his years of high school, he decided work hard and further his education in pursuit of a career in a field that he loved: hairdressing. "[I...

1972 Central Graduate Mary Russell Thrives in Her Horse Care Career

1972 Central Graduate Mary Russell Thrives in Her Horse Care Career

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Showcase

Many people in the workforce dread their jobs and think that making money is a chore for them. However, people who do what they love typically do not regard their job as work. If one has a career that they are passionate for, they will most likely find their job to be much more easy than an undesirable...

Senior Will and Prophecy Tradition is Taken Away Due to Prior Incidents of Bullying

Senior Will and Prophecy Tradition is Taken Away Due to Prior Incidents of Bullying

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

After the start of the school year, many students have certain things that they are looking forward to. For some people, it could be the homecoming court, or it could be Friday Night Lights every week. However, for many of the seniors, they are just waiting for the moment they walk across the stage. ...

Central Welcomes New Boys’ Basketball Coach With Open Arms

Central Welcomes New Boys’ Basketball Coach With Open Arms

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Showcase

Mentoring today's youth carries a lot of responsibility, and allows one to steer the future of the nation towards the right direction. Many advisors try their best to guide teens to the right direction, but not everyone is capable of doing so. Coach Rick Rogers made sure he did his best when it came...

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