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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

AWARD-WINNING PHOTO  -- Staff writer Shelby Campbell won an award for her picture honoring Destanie Roach after she passed away.

The Central Digest Celebrates Honors in THSPA Awards

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer March 16, 2015

The Tennessee High School Press Association (THSPA) has announced the winners of this year's THSPA Awards. Among individual accolades, the Central Digest came in third place overall in the news website...

CDC STUDENTS AND VALENTINES DAY DANCE VOLUNTEERS -- Central students strike a pose for Valentines Day.

CDC Kids Dance the Night Away at Valentine’s Day Dance

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor March 9, 2015

On February 13, the CDC kids of Central High School enjoyed a night of dancing, food, friends, and fun. Starting at around seven o'clock, the kids dressed in red and pink to celebrate Valentine's Day on...

SENIORS SLACKING -- (First Row) Cody Cross, Markisha Davis (Second Row) Robert Hudgins, Endiya Rice.

Senioritis: The Epidemic of High School Seniors

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer February 23, 2015

According to Wikipedia, senioritis is used to describe the decreased motivation toward studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school careers. Many seniors around Central...

STUDENT CLIMBS EDUCATIONAL LADDER -- Junior Ayanna Esdaile looks forward to attending Govenors School this summer.

Central Student Accepted for Governor’s School

Judith Bell, Staff Writer February 13, 2015

Tennessee's Governor's School is a summer program that provides challenging coursework for the state's brightest students. This program, which has twelve different categories that students can enter into,...

TWINS BONDING -- Ashby Wilson, left, and Andrew Wilson, right.

The Wilson Twins of Central High

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer February 13, 2015

Central football players Ashby and Andrew Wilson are unique in their own way - just like everyone else - except for one thing. They share the same birthday, August 28, 1998, because they are fraternal...

MILITARY BALL 2015 -- Military Ball King Devin Burney and Queen Jasmine Smith.

JROTC Military Ball is a Huge Success

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2015

The 96th Annual JROTC Military Ball was yet another great time for the cadets and guests who were in attendance. The event was held on Friday, January 30, at The Mill in downtown Chattanooga, which was...

STAFF MEMBERS ON DECK -- Bria Battle, left, and Shai Markum, right,  work on more upcoming changes for the 2015-2015 yearbook.

New Year, New Book!

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer February 3, 2015

Mr. Shawn Seals and his yearbook class have a new design for this year's yearbook and are ecstatic to share it with everyone at Central High School. Lauren Rievley, a newcomer to the yearbook staff, explained...

PART OF THE FAMILY -- Victoria Fovi, left, and Hannah Holzer, right, are experiencing American culture here at Central High School.

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive at Central for Second Semester

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer January 26, 2015

Central is once again welcoming new foreign exchange students, this time for the second semester only. Victoria Fovi, a senior, and Hannah Holzer, a sophomore, are going to spend the rest of their school...

BASKETBALL AND BOOKS --  Ryan Montgomery plans to excel in the classroom and on the court.

Central Students Make New Year’s Resolutions

Judith Bell, Staff Writer January 22, 2015

With the year coming to a start, many people have begun to change certain things in their lives to make 2015 better than 2014. New Year's resolutions have been popular for a long time, dating all the way...

FROM PLAYER TO COACH -- Coach Sandrea Sylman was one of the Lady Pounders star players during her time on the team. File photo from 2014.

Sylman Capping Off Her Four-Year Basketball Career

Allie Nedeau, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2015

Central High Basketball is in Sandrea Sylman's genes. "Basketball is a big sport in my family. My brother played here [at Central], my uncle played, and my dad knew a lot about it. I was always around...