Among those athletes recognized by the Miami Herald for Miami-Dade honors were several student athletes from Miami Christian School. Those MCS students included the following: for Volleyball receiving Honorable Mention were Cassandra Duenas and Melissa Gonzalez; for Cross Country receiving Honorable Mention, Ernie Angueira, Rudy Marquez, Enzo Sinclair, and Ethan Gonzalez. On the MCS Bowling Team, Alex Yaniz received 1st Team honors with the highest bowling average (222) in Miami Dade County for all public, charter and private schools. In addition, MCS Bowler Jeffrey Yaniz made 2nd team while several fellow team members received Honorable Mention including Alex Roque, Joaquin Vila, Anthony Febre, and Christian Vila.
In other sports related news, Elizabeth Rosillo was recognized by the head referee at a recent soccer game for her quick actions in moving to prevent harm to a young observer of the game, who was headed toward danger and her mother could not get to her quickly enough to stop her. The Florida High School Activities Association (FHSAA) official, Charlie Mather, gave her a “green card” and wrote an official report which he submitted to the school and to the FHSAA. Receiving a “green card” from a FHSAA official is a very rare occurrence. In fact, this was the first green card received by an MCS athlete in the school’s history.
Homecoming in January is always great time for school spirit and fun activities. Reigning over Homecoming were Jailene Rosado and Daniel Leistero, chosen by their classmates asHomecoming Queen and King. Completing the Senior Court were Anthony Alam, David Cruz and Meghan Leon. In addition, Johans Porras and Chrystal Zheng were the junior prince and princess; Shamarly Boregelin and Yosela Noriega were the sophomore prince and princess; and Aldo Ripley and Victoria Vila were the freshman prince and princess. The court escorts were Melissa Gonzalez, Andrea Sinclair, Andre Bergoignan, and David Lopez.
On the alumni front, Miami Christian congratulates graduate of the Class of 1998, Veronica Dominguez, who was recently named the Human Resource Director for Brunello Cuchinelli in New York City.
Plan ahead to visit MCS on February 28, 4 -6 p.m., for the Admissions Open House, 200 NW 109th Avenue. Interested parents may also call ahead and schedule a tour with Donna Gehring at 305.221.7754 x 773.