Knights in silver armor

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Every year, high-achieving students who excel in community service apply to be nominated for the Miami Herald Silver Knight awards. Here are the AHS nominees for the 2018-2019 Silver Knight awards:


Art – Joel Barnes

Athletics – Alena Lindh

Digital & Interactive Media – Makenna Boose

Drama – Gabriela Coutinho

English & Literature – Olivia Lloyd

General Scholarship – Shayaan Subzwari

Journalism – Emily Irigoyen

Math – Jared Cohen

Music & Dance –  Rayyan Merchant

Science – Rishab Jain

Social Science – Claudia Bermudez

Speech – Emma Quarequio

Vocational Tech – Daniela Velez

World Languages – Mikhal Ben-Joseph


The Silver Knight awards ceremony will be held at the James L. Knight Center in Miami May 16.

Joanne is a junior at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla. Although this is only her second year on the newspaper staff, her passion for journalism is a crucial part of her life. In addition to constantly advertising iPatriot, Joanne is also a member of Quill and Scroll and Key Club and serves as treasurer of the English Honor Society, secretary of the Chinese Honor Society and secretary and historian for the Mu Alpha Theta math team. While she does consider herself quite the math nerd, in her free time she enjoys listening to music or learning how to improve her photography.

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