Five AICE students receive prestigious awards

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Brooksville - Five Central High School students have received prestigious awards from Cambridge International Education to acknowledge their outstanding performance on the June 2023 Cambridge examinations. The Cambridge awards celebrate the success of students taking Cambridge examinations around the world. More than 3,500 awards were distributed to students throughout the US for their academic success.

The CHS students who received awards include:
Scholar Award winners - Jon Meadows, Megan Lynn Watier and Michael Anthony Teeters. Scholar Award with Merit winners - Hailey Hyatt and Michael Welch.

“Students who take on the AICE Program at Central High School prepare themselves for the challenge of rigorous coursework,” said John Stratton, Superintendent of Schools in Hernando. “These 5 student scholar award recipients are to be commended for exceeding the highest academic standards and earning such distinguished recognition.”

Mark Cavone, Regional Director, North America for International Education at Cambridge, said: “Congratulations to the students and teachers at Central High School for your exceptional work in Cambridge courses and examinations. Your results reflect the commitment and effort of students, parents, teachers, and administrators at Central High. It is an honor to celebrate your successes and I look forward to seeing your future contributions in shaping our world.”

The Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma is an international curriculum and examination system through Cambridge University. It emphasizes a broad and balanced study, allowing students to tailor their studies to their individual interests, abilities and future plans within an international curriculum framework. Each year, more than a million students in over 160 countries participate in AICE courses. In Florida, when combined with 100 of Community Service, AICE Diploma recipients are eligible for the Florida Academic Scholars Award (Bright Futures) which covers 100% of tuition and applicable fees to a Florida public Institution.