Central: Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams will be the Guest Speaker at "Bobcat Talks"

Posted by Communications on 11/23/2016

New Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams will be the guest speaker at the next “Bobcat Talks,” November 28.  Hosted by the Central High Multicultural Committee the monthly speakers series invite guests to address topics related to the promotion of respect for all cultures, dignity for all communities and justice for all people.  Williams will share her story and to talk to students about what it’s like to be a pioneer African American woman in law enforcement and to give advice to the students on how to be successful and self-empowered. Williams is a graduate of Phoenix Union’s Maryvale High School.

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Central High Badminton won the Metro Region title and advanced to the Division I State Playoffs before losing to Desert Vista. Individually, sophomore EiEi Naing won the Region Player of the Year award and finished the season 13-1.  

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Central placed 2nd in the Varsity Show Cheer Novice Division at the USA Regionals Cheer Competition at Estrella Foothills High School, November 19.   They also placed first in the Game Time-Fight Song division.    

 

“Unfortunately, we did not get a bid to the USA Spirit Nationals, but we’ll try again next year! Not bad for their first competition,” coach Cecily Frutos said.

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Central’s Academic Decathlon team finished sixth out of 11 teams in the Phoenix Union Academic Decathlon, November 18-19, and improved by over 5,000 points from last year’s District Competition.  Medalists were Yarek Wojcik, a Bronze in Essay and the Silver in Speech and  Luis Medina, who won the Silver medal in the Essay Competition