At the NAF Next 2023 conference in Phoenix, a heartwarming full-circle moment unfolded as Julie Kennedy, a remarkable alumna of Miami Beach Senior High’s Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, received the prestigious NAF Alumni Award. Julie graduated from the academy in 2004 and embarked on a successful career in the hospitality industry before transitioning to education [...]
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.
Congratulations, to the following students who were awarded Engineering students each awarded $40,000 Scholarship & internship from Amazon Future Engineers, June 2022. Thank you, Amazon for supporting our students! Haily San Cesario - Hialeah Gardens Senior High School, Hialeah Gardens Valentina Loaisiga - Hialeah Gardens High School, Hialeah Gardens Ashton Penalacia - Jose Marti Mast 6-12 [...]
M-DCPS' NAF Career Academies outperformed all school districts AGAIN! Miami is home to 43 distinguished academies, the most in the nation! Congratulations to our new Distinguished and Model academies!
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 [...]
Marlon Vernon was officially recruited as leader of the "Dream Team" at Cisco Live conference held in Las Vegas, June 8 - June 17, 2022. Out of all the teachers, he was chosen as the best pick to instruct ten academy students. The team learned much from many IT minds and from several digital events during [...]