Tampa Catholic chooses new principal
Tampa Catholic chose a longtime employee to replace retiring principal Patricia Landry.
Thomas Reidy has been at Tampa Catholic for 10 years and serves as an assistant principal.
He will continue in this role through June 30, when Landry's retirement takes effect.
Event will recognize advanced students
Smart cookies will be recognized from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Tampa Bay Technical High School, 6410 Orient Road.
They are seniors districtwide graduating with four or more advanced placement courses.
Blake students to offer artistic achievements
Eight performing arts students at Blake High School will present an array of artistic accomplishments at a reception called Exposure from 5 to 7 p.m. May 16 at the school, 1701 N Boulevard.
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Student recognized for efforts as editor
Hillsborough High School senior Emily Matras was recognized statewide for her achievements as editor in chief of the student newspaper, The Red & Black. Under her leadership, the paper placed second and 10th nationally and was named All-Florida publication.
Matras, 17, was named runnerup for the Todd C. Smith Student Journalist of the year. She is also a National Merit Scholar.
Middleton High student is top cadet
Middleton High School student Leigh-Ane Simpson was selected as cadet of the year by the Air Force Association and by the Kitty Hawk Air Society. This is a worldwide award.
Event encourages teens to keep learning
Eighth- through 12th-graders are invited to the University of South Florida for free food, entertainment and T-shirts from 9 a.m. to noon May 17. The Hispanic Youth Voice of Tampa teamed up with Gear-Up/Avid to encourage teens to continue their education through college. Inspirational speaker Carlos Ojeda Jr. will speak at the event in the lecture hall, next to the Burger King at 4202 E Fowler Ave.