Though their spring was turned the wrong way up by the coronavirus, Miami-Dade and Broward highschool seniors can be acknowledged for his or her achievements through livestream for the 62nd annual Silver Knight award ceremony.
The occasion, which acknowledges excellent college students in 15 classes, can be streamed at 7 p.m. Thursday. These can RSVP at http://2020silverknightawards.eventbrite.com/, and the livestream may be discovered on miamiherald.com/silverknight with a countdown beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The occasion may even be livestreamed on the Miami Herald’s Fb and YouTube channels.: https://www.fb.com/miamiherald/ and https://www.youtube.com/person/MiamiHerald/
The Silver Knight classes are artwork, athletics, enterprise, digital and interactive media, drama, English and literature, normal scholarship, journalism, arithmetic, music and dance, science, social science, speech, vocational technical and world languages. The award was created in 1959 by the previous Miami Herald Writer John S. Knight, and is hosted yearly by the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.
“These students aren’t just among the brightest in their graduating class, but they made public service a priority, selflessly serving to help others in our community,’’ said Aminda Marqués González, executive editor, president and publisher of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, who will host the event. “They are inspiring and we weren’t going to miss an opportunity to celebrate their incredible achievements.”
Every class has one winner and three honorable mentions from every county, coming from Miami-Dade’s 481 nominees and Broward’s 220 nominees. The 701 college students characterize 68 Miami-Dade faculties and 35 Broward faculties, each private and non-private.
The 2019 Silver Knight Award winners have fun on stage with Aminda Marqués González, government editor, president and writer of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, center-right, after the Miami Herald & el Nuevo Herald 61st Silver Knight Awards on the James L. Knight Middle on Thursday, Might 16, 2019. Al Diaz [email protected] All of the Broward County interviews had been held on March 11. The Miami-Dade nominees needed to be interviewed on-line, because of Miami-Dade Public Colleges closing its in-person lessons, efficient Monday, March 16. College students in visible and performing skills shared their performances digitally, stated Silvia Larrieu, director of occasions, Miami Herald Media Co. and McClatchy.
After the scholars’ functions had been judged, Larrieu and her workforce needed to coordinate the digital ceremony for the 701 college students, whom Larrieu described as “selfless, resilient and hard-working.”
“We needed to be sure to provide them the same opportunity and pomp and circumstance that they have earned,” she stated.
The Silver Knight award features a $2,000 scholarship, a statue, an AAdvantage 25,000-mile journey certificates and an American Airways medallion. Honorable mentions will obtain a $500 scholarship and an engraved plaque.
Along with Marqués González, the presenters can be Kristin Roberts, McClatchy’s vice chairman of reports, and Jacqueline Charles, the Miami Herald’s Caribbean correspondent.
Raymond Dueñas, Silver Knight occasion supervisor, stated his favourite a part of the ceremony is seeing college students’ reactions when they’re introduced as winners.
This yr, the manufacturing workforce is making those self same moments doable through video.
“It is a huge labor of love,” Dueñas stated.