ES Robotics Teams Bring Home Awards from Competition
Project Lead The Way Lead Teacher Mrs. Claudia Pastrana led two of her robotics team to victory! The Warrior Robotics Team won the Design Award and a state bid at the recent RoboSLAM Vex IQ Competition. In addition, team Warrior Vex IQ won the Stem Research Project Award and earned a state bid in November at the Junior Orange Bowl Vex IQ Tournament. Only 30 elementary schools of out 178 registered in Florida earned a state bid.
WCS was represented by 23 Middle School Drama students in the Jr. Thespian State Competition. These students performed in 12 events and received seven Superiors, five Excellent Ratings and an Honorable Mention for Best in Show.
Julian Infante ('15) Earns Billboard Status as a Vandy Boy
Alumus Julian Infante '15 was a member of the Warrior's 2015 State Championship team and created an impressive resume during his career at Westminster. Currently, Julian plays for Vanderbilt University Baseball and has earned billboard status in Nashville, TN
Alumnus Rafael "Rafi" Jaffet ('15) graduated February 10, 2017 from the US Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Charlie Battery.
Rafi earned the position of honor graduate being in the top 10% of his graduating class. Additional honors include sharpshooter in rifle marksmanship classification and a certificate of achievement and meritorious acts.
Williams '16 Breaking Track Records at Davidson College
After competing in the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic Track Meet, George Williams '16 now holds two school records at Davidson College: one in the indoor 400m dash and another in the indoor 4x400m relay.
By coincidence, WCS students traveling on the Boston College Tour met George at the track meet and were able to have dinner together with him and fellow alum Jose Canas '14 Saturday night.
The College Admission Office Perspective: See Your Application Through the Eyes of an Admission Counselor
Parents and students (Grades 8-11) are invited to attend, "The College Admission Office Perspective: See Your Application Through the Eyes of an Admission Counselor," on Wed., Feb. 22 from 6:30 PM to 8 PM in the WCS Auditorium to hear directly from admission counselors. Representatives in attendance will be from: Dartmouth College, Vanderbilt University, U of Maryland-College Park, Universty of Miami, University of Alabama, Barry University and the University of Florida.
HS - Ashley Castano was awarded 2nd place for her painting titled, Saw Palmetto. MS - Marla Fay was awarded 2nd place in photography for her entry, On Top Of The World. MS - Daniela Corradine's photo, Dinner For Two, was juried into the prestigious showcase.
We value your opinion! Please complete the WCS Community E-Survey that was emailed on Feb. 8 to WCS parents, faculty and staff, and alumni. The results of this survey will help guide the search for a new superintendent as well as provide useful feedback for the continuous improvement of Westminster Christian School. Your participation is vital!