The Tampa Bay Lightning cheerleaders, the "Lightning Girls", include an attorney, yoga teacher, and even a Shorecrest grad! This video clip takes you up close with Isabella M. '12, now a Lightning Girl.
Recently, we were fortunate enough to speak to Dr. Anna Baralt, the Director of Educational Technology at Shorecrest Preparatory School. While Dr. Baralt had a wealth of great information to share, one phrase she used really stuck with us: productivity tool.
For Shorecrest's Middle School science fair, Evie Sobczak '14 found that the acid in fruit could power clocks. In seventh grade, she generated power by engineering paddles that could harness wind. In eighth grade, she started a project that eventually would become her passion: She wanted to grow algae and turn it into biofuel.
Shorecrest’s John Farese '14 stays wet and busy at swim meets, bouncing from freestyle events to the backstroke. The senior, who recently committed to Florida, has vaulted from the middle of the pack to the podium, finishing fifth in the 100 free and second in the 100 back at last year’s Class A state meet.
Adrianna and James Wenz Jr. share a passion for theatre performance and a desire to uphold their reputation as "A" students at Shorecrest Preparatory School. But the siblings kept their distance when it came to academics, even as they finished their high school careers as Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2014.
Over the past four years, the number of projects students completed for the Salvation Army Family Shelter has increased dramatically. Shorecrest’s presence is everywhere, and they lovingly refer to the facility as “Shorecrest South.”
The class of 2014 graduated with a 3.84 grade-point average and with two National Merit Scholars, Adrianna and James Wenz Jr. This class also tied for largest with the class of 2011. Also, 97 percent of the class got scholarship offers totaling $7.5 million.
Seniors Adrianna and James W. have been selected as two of this year's 2,500 nationwide Merit Scholar designees in the National Merit Scholarship program. They will each receive a $2,500 college scholarship through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Founded to celebrate the positive accomplishments of local teens, the Mayor’s Youth Showcase of Achievement on May 13, 2014, recognized outstanding middle and high school students. In addition, an overall School of Excellence was named, and Shorecrest took home the title!
Shorecrest Prep senior Assata T. has made her college decision. The 2013 1A state champion in the 100 meter dash considered the University of North Florida, North Carolina A&T State University and Florida Atlantic University. Find out where she chose and the goals for the final weeks of her high school career and beyond.
A small army of volunteers will begin a major renovation project on Jeffrey's home. The work means he will be able to use the facilities on his own for the first time in 17 years. "There will be no cost to the family or to Jeffrey... thanks to a grant from Shorecrest students."
"Lourdes of the Flies", by local playwright William Leavengood, is a naughty uptake on the classic tale of shipwrecked youth creating a new world order. Leavengood is an award-winning director and writer, as well as Theater Director at Shorecrest Preparatory School.