It was a tremendous night for students from North Broward Preparatory School (NBPS) at the 59th Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards at The James L Knight Center where they won Silver Knight awards in the mathematics and business categories and earned Honorable Mention awards in seven others. Justin Bentayou took home the award for business and Jake Renko earned the award for mathematics.
Other NBPS student nominees and their categories included Brady McGettigan, arts; Rachel Metzner, athletics; Madison Silver, digital & interactive media; Amanda McCabe, drama; Carmen Horn, English & literature; Ryan Sandler, general scholarship; Carly Ingber, journalism; Yash Moondhra, music & dance; Jacob Blum, science; Romy Miller, social science; Joshua Kent, vocational technical; and Isabella Neira, world languages.
The NBPS Jazz Band, under the direction of faculty member, Dean Eaves, entertained the audience with the assistance of faculty member, George Tandy. This is the third time NBPS has been asked to perform at the event.
The Silver Knight award is a highly prestigious honor that recognizes students in a variety of categories for exceptional achievement combined with an extraordinary record of service. The selection process is incredibly rigorous and the nominees are the best and the brightest from public and private schools across Dade and Broward Counties.
North Broward Preparatory School is a private school nestled between Parkland and Boca Raton, Florida. The school offers a learning environment designed to develop global citizens, innovators and creative thinkers for PreK3-12th grade students. NBPS is committed to offering an enriched curriculum supported by innovative technology and STEAM initiatives, vibrant fine arts and competitive athletic programs. Students are challenged to think creatively and be ambitious for success in college and beyond. As a member of Nord Anglia Education, students at NBPS experience unique global opportunities, world-class faculty, extraordinary partnerships with leading organizations such as The Juilliard School and MIT and global classroom collaborations.