On May 20, Miami Palmetto Senior High live-streamed their 2021-2022 Underclassmen Awards night. The ceremony was broadcast through the Palmetto activities YouTube channel at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony began with the book awards presented by CAP counselor, Linda Dwyer. Recipients of the award include:
James Codd (Rensselaer Polytech Institute Book Award)
Lucas Hudson (Princeton Book Award)
Abbie Lambert (Brandeis Book Award)
Devica Shah (Wellesley Book Award)
Eli Underwood (Tulane Book Award)
Luke Yang (Harvard Book Award)
Ruby Tenbroek (Barnard Book Award)
After the book awards were presented, PTSA president, Gina Vinueza, presented the PTSA sponsored awards. The first award that was presented was the PTSA-sponsored leadership award which recognizes students who show a well-developed sense of purpose and direction and the ability to lead others. Following the PTSA-sponsored leadership award, the PTSA service award was announced, which recognizes students who maintain an excellent academic record and have volunteered in many activities both inside and outside of school.
PTSA Sponsored Leadership Awards
PTSA Sponsored Service Awards
Following the PTSA Awards, Assistant Principal Jesus Tellechea introduced the PAW award, given to highly-respected students for their outstanding character and sense of integrity.
Afterward, Assistant Principal, Daniel Barreras was introduced to present the Core Value Awards. The Core Value Award is given to students who uphold the core values of: honesty, cooperation, integrity, kindness, fairness, responsibility, respect, citizenship and pursuit of excellence.
Core Value Awards
Activities Director and host of the awards show, Elizabeth Valero, then went on to introduce the departmental awards beginning with the achievement awards.
Business Education Awards
Drama and Technical Theater Awards
Family Consumer Science Awards
Health Science Awards
Foreign Language Awards
Investigative Academy Awards
Language Arts Awards
Physical Education Awards
Social Science Awards
Television Production Awards
To finish off the ceremony, the Panther On The Move, Panthers of Distinction and Students of the Year Awards were presented.
Panthers On The Move Award
Panthers Of Distinction Award
Of the Year Awards
Class of 2025: Brooke Wilensky
Class of 2024: Kylie Zimelman
Class of 2023: Caroline Green