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NAF Students Win Fund II Foundation Scholarships

By | July 20th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Engineering, Grants, NAF, NAF Academies, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

  NAF Academy of Engineering students Leandra Belizaire and Shon Barthell were awarded NAF Fund II Foundation Diversity & Equity in STEM Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to support their STEM career college education.

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SWM Finance Lead Awarded NAF Prize

By | July 18th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Career Academies, Finance, NAF, NAF Academies, Teachers|Tags: , |

Mrs. Doristine Williams was presented with the NAF Janet Linton National Award at the NAF NEXT conference, July 13th in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Williams is the Lead Teacher of the Distinguished NAF Academy of Finance at Southwest Miami Senior High.

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Students Present Winning Project at Aspen Ideas Conference

By | July 15th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Career Academies, Career Pathways, Festival, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |

American Senior High students presented their award-winning project at the Aspen Ideas conference in Aspen, Colorado on July 3, 2022.

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Students Excel in Drone Competition at 2022 Youth Fair

By | July 13th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Competitions, Robotics|Tags: , , |

At this year's Youth Fair competitions, we saw a nail-biting race to see which student could use their jarring drone skills to maneuver around an elaborate obstacle course filled with loops, turns, and dives in hopes of getting the fastest time.

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Future Amazon Engineer Scholarship

By | July 12th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Career Academies, Engineering, NAF, NAF Academies, Scholarships|Tags: |

Congratulations Haily San Cesario and Valentina Loaisiga! @hghs_gladiators and @NAFMiami Engineering students each awarded $40,000 Scholarship & internship from Amazon Future Engineers Thank you @amazon @drldiaz @MDCPSSTEAM @NAFCareerAcads Fab achievement!

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Winners of Wall of Wind Announced

By | July 12th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Engineering|Tags: , |

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Virtual Wall of Wind Challenge! 1st Place = Miami Coral Park 2nd Place = North Miami 3rd Place = G. Holmes Braddock 4th Place = TERRA Environmental Research Institute 5th Place = Booker T. Washington 6th Place = Jose Marti MAST

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Congratulations, Shon Barthell!

By | July 8th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Grants, NAF, NAF Academies, Scholarships, STEM|Tags: , , , , |

Let's all congratulate Shon Barthell for being selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship to support his STEM career path through the NAF Fund II Foundation Diversity & Equity in STEM Scholarship. We also want to congratulate you for receiving one of the Florida Power and Light (FPL)/SECME scholarships for African-American students. You are now part of [...]

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The Educational Innovator of 2022, Lisa Hauser!

By | July 6th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, CTE Initiatives, Teachers, Women in IT|Tags: , , , , |

Lisa Hauser was awarded the winner of this years Educational Innovation Abie Award by the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). The Educational Innovation Abie Award is in honor of A. Richard Newton and it recognizes educators for developing innovative teaching practices that attract female students to educational fields such as computing, engineering, and math in K-12 or [...]

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American Senior High Students Win Aspen Challenge Grand Prize

By | May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Awards, Career Academies, Grants, NAF, NAF Academies, Scholarships, STEAM, STEM|

“Please join us in congratulating our Aspen Challenge team for winning 1st place and a combined $20,000 cash prize, awarded during a ceremony at FIU on April 14, 2022. The championship team was coached by Mr. Cox and Mr. Khan, and consisted of NAF Academy students: Alexa Toribio, Diago Gomez, Janaysa Dorcin, Joanna Noel, Rachard King, [...]

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Sonia Samaroo named CISCO Academy Award Winner

By | July 19th, 2021|Categories: Awards, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Women in IT|Tags: , , , |

Sonia Samaroo, Educational Specialist for M-DCPS Department of Career and Technical Education was named by Cisco Networking Academy as the Cisco Be the Bridge Award winner for 2021. Ms. Samaroo has been a Cisco educator for 21 years; is the Cisco Networking Academy ASC Director for Miami-Dade; the district NAF Director of 19 NAF Academies of [...]

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