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Central High School’s 107th graduating class was honored May 21 during Graduation ceremonies at the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. A total of 297 seniors crossed the stage to received their diplomas as more than 4,000 family and friends watched. Eight other seniors earned their diplomas but were not able to attend. […]

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Central High Passing of the Torch, New Tradition

At Central High Graduation ceremonies in Hammond, the Class of 2019 began a new traditional — the symbolic Passing of the Torch from one class to the next. On behalf of the Class of 2019, president Harlan Jerro and vice president Camille Provost passed the Torch to Class of 2020 president Andrew Medine and vice […]

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Highlights, Luke Miles’ Valedictory Address

 In his address at the 107th Central High Graduation, valedictorian Luke Miles reviewed the four years of the Class of 2019. He said, “We arrived here as nervous wrecks!” They were the first class to attend the Freshman Academy. The freshman year was one of Exploration, he said.  On the first day of their sophomore […]

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Supt. Fountain, Principal LaGroue Inspired Graduates to Be Their Very Best Every Day

In his address at Central High School Graduation Ceremonies in Hammond, Supt. Jason Fountain told graduates they don’t need a map for the rest of their lives because they already have a better tool — their internal compass. Dr. Fountain told the story of a master home builder who was retiring. He was very talented […]

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Central High School Dental Assisting

 Several Central High students are on the fast track for careers in the dental field, thanks to the Dental Assisting Program at Central High School.  Those who complete the course will be eligible to take the certification exam offered by the Dental Assisting National Board.  Students can also opt to take an exam that is […]

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