Collegiate Scholars Institute News

Congratulations to two of our outstanding Collegiate Scholars Institute students who have recently been accepted into prestigious summer pre-college programs:

Victor “Ross” Persichetti has been accepted into, and received scholarship funding for SCAD, Savannah College of Art and Design’s, summer pre-college program!

Tarik Graham has been accepted into Carnegie Mellon’s Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MOSTEC, and Princeton’s LEDA.  Tarik will be attending Princeton’s LEDA, Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America summer program!

AHS Youth Chamber Leadership Graduates

Thursday, April 27th, the Auburndale Senior High School’s Youth Chamber Leadership group Graduated! Dayna Carr, Savannah Horowitz, Abygayle Rausch, Jenica Louis, Ross Persichetti, Josh Curtin, and Hailey Fonner represented the high school and the community of Auburndale with class.

Medical Academy earns Model status

Our medical academy just earned “Model” status certification by the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC). We are one of the only “model” medical academies in the district and one of only a few in the nation (NCAC Academies).  Congratulations!

National College Commitment Day – May 1

National College Commitment Day is May 1st, our College Commitment celebration is May 2nd, and Better Make Room’s National Commitment day is May 5th.  Better Make Room is selecting students at random, from their social media posting (in college gear) to win various giveaways.  Details are in the first video.


FFA Places in State Contests

On Friday April 21st, FFA traveled to Gainesville for contests:

Congratulations to  Chris Anderson and Latrell Lisbon! They placed 3rd in the State  for their Ornamental Horticulture Demonstration (production category)  on How to Make a Self-Sustaining Garden.

The Vegetable Judging team of Caleb Nelson, Destiny Blackmon, Nolan Gilmore, and Justin Holmes placed 38th out of 62 teams.

AHS Wind Ensemble – SUPERIOR!

For the first time since 2000, the Auburndale High School Wind Ensemble has earned a SUPERIOR rating at STATE Music Performance Assessment.  These kids have worked so hard for this outstanding accomplishment, so please do us the honor of congratulating:

Jordan Knowlton
Jose Ramirez
Hailey Allred
Kody Archambault
Robert McCoy
Brandy Fox
Jake Myers
Ryan Perry
Brandon Collins
Berchley Bain
Hailey Auterson
Isaac Paul Wilkey
Andrew Jones
Kenysha Johnson
Ashley Schoonmaker
Devin Owens
Kaylyn Davis
Justin Vrell
E.J. McCombs
Jason Perry
David Lugo
Richard Gold
Denzel Quinones Vega
Haleigh Shelton
Jefferey Busch
Logan Favro
Jason Marvin
Amber Rotolo
Daisy Soto
Te’Von Addison

Class of 1977 40 year reunion

Please click here for the dedicated website for the class of 1977’s 40 year reunion, October 5-7, 2017.  This website is not affiliated with AHS.

AP Computer Science student – our first app!

Click here to see the very first app created by one of our own students, junior Tarik Graham, in AP Computer Science Principles!


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