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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,...

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...

Central Digest Editor-in-Chief DayOnna Carson is Harvard Bound

CENTRAL DIGEST EDITOR-IN-CHIEF DAYONNA CARSON IS HARVARD BOUND -- Editor-in-Chief DayOnna Carson has decided to attend Harvard University starting this fall.

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

These times are uncertain for high school seniors who are ready to graduate.  No one truly knows what next year at a new school will look like, especially amid a global pandemic. However, one thing is sure: DayOnna Carson is going to Harvard University. Carson is the Central Digest's Editor-in-Chie...

Coronavirus Pandemic Causes All Schooling to go Virtual

April 7, 2020

As concerns about the spread of COVID-19 grew, county and state officials made the move to conduct all classes online indefinitely. This has caused many people to wonder how students will be able to complete subjects such as physical education and band virtually.

Central Students Practice Social Distancing And Other Precautions

CENTRAL STUDENTS PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OTHER PRECAUTIONS -- Due to the coronavirus outbreak, students are expected to work from home while still practicing social distancing.

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

April 2, 2020

As Tennessee is one of the latest states to order citizens to stay at home, social distancing is becoming a more prevalent household term. Social distancing is the practice of intentionally increasing one's distance from others to prevent the spread of illness. As the number of COVID-19 cases reach n...

Foreign Exchange Students Forced to Return Home Because of COVID-19 Threats

FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS FORCED TO RETURN HOME BECAUSE OF COVID-19 THREATS --

Abby Young, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

COVID-19 is a huge concern at the moment, not just in the U.S., but all around the world. This is the reason why Central's three foreign exchange students, Anna Markstrom, Ida Ovesen, and May Soares, had to return to their home town over this extended break from school. The three juniors still had a ...

Arts and Humanities Classes Struggle to Transition to Online/Distance Learning

ARTS AND HUMANITIES CLASSES HELD ONLINE -- The Central Voices hold a virtual Zoom meeting.

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, classes have been required to go online. This has been made possible by technologies like Google Classroom, Canvas, and Zoom. These programs have allowed for online assignments to be given and work to be turned in virtually, which is useful in most classes. Students...

Prom, Superintendent’s Banquet, and Other Senior Events Postponed

PROM, GRADUATION AND OTHER SENIOR EVENTS POSTPONED -- Central's Class of 2016 stands in their caps and gowns during their ceremony.

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Due to the recent pandemic that has put the world on pause, many seniors are worried about how they will end their high school career. Many school events have been postponed, while other events have not, and there is still an air of uncertainty surrounding the situation. “I’m not as devastated as other people a...

Students Adjust to New Work Schedules Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

STUDENTS ADJUST TO NEW WORK SCHEDULES AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK -- Many Central students lose their usual work hours, while others adjust to the excess amount they have been scheduled.

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

March 25, 2020

As schools nationwide cancel and countries go on full lock-down, stores begin to close their doors and say goodbye to their longtime employees. Students that still live with their parents are not as affected by the decisions to shut down as opposed to employees depending on weekly or biweekly income. ...

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