• Central High School senior Cassandra Braz has been selected as a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, which recognizes students for academic excellence.
• Chocachatti Elementary School has named its Crimestoppers. The third- through fifth-grade officers patrol the school grounds in the morning from 8:15-8:50 as students are arriving, and again on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:15-3 during MicroSociety time. Chocachatti's Crimestoppers are Nicholas Abbatiello, Mikayla Beers, Rose Bennett, Keith Brown, Nikolai Burburan, Jillian Eicholtz, Jordan Fifield, Trevor Foley, Yvette Helm, Kyle Houghton, Alexander Kraft, Chase Landgraff, Makayla Mosley, Zachary Myers, Zachary Neuhausen, Hunter Payne, Madison Reynolds, Christian Riddle, Philip Scalise, Noah Segur, Shaan Singh, Justin VanCleave, Patrick Melton, Justin Acevedo, William An, Matthew Bennett, Coral Carley, Max Carlson, Christopher Cesiro, Brennan Cross, Lyndsey Fifield, Timothy Flaherty, Austin Flores, Joshua Kent, Theodore Kessel, Trey Killoran, Kyle Komer, Jiovel Lantigua, Jenna Loreto, Alyssa Maclenna, Evin Martinez, Christopher Murray, Sheamus Musicaro-Smith, Alexander Myers, Kelvontae Roberts, Frank Tirado, Cecilia Tomlin, Shea Vaccaro, Jacob VanCleave, Ryan Watson.
• Hernando High School's 2011 Inaugural HHS Sports Hall of Fame inductees: Bronson Arroyo, Jerome Brown, Tom Fisher, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Bernice Mosby, Maulty Moore, Tom Varn and Jason Sartor. They will be recognized at a banquet Nov. 11. and introduced during halftime at the 7:30 p.m. varsity football game between Hernando and Central high schools Nov. 12 at Tom Fisher Memorial Stadium. Their photos will be on display in the Hernando High Michael A. Imhoff gymnasium foyer.
• Three freshmen at Weeki Wachee High School, Jordan Daniels, Christian Braz and Noel Roa have been selected to sing in the American Choral Directors Association Male Honor Choir in Lake Mary at the ACDA annual conference Nov. 5-6. This choir is an auditioned group of the top 150 male voices in the state. Powell Middle School students Jonnie Pletincks and Angel Perez have also been selected.
• The Weeki Wachee High Vocal Ensemble auditioned and was selected to sing at Epcot's Candlelight Disney Festival on Dec. 14.
• Alto Alexis Pletincks, a Weeki Wachee sophomore, is ranked 20th statewide out of 500 in her All-State audition process. Her high scores automatically place her in the top choir in the state of Florida for the Florida Music Educators Association All-State conference in January.