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Hospitality & Tourism Leader Awards Scholarships

NAF Academy of Hospitality and Tourism students, Ahmed Middlebrooks, Homestead Senior High, and Sabrina Mosqueda, Miami Beach High were the first awardees of the $10,000 George Neary Academic Excellence in Education Award. Recipients were selected for $1500 scholarships awarded through the generosity of George Neary, retired GMCVB Associate VP, and member Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) [...]

American Senior NAF Academies Get New Look

New wall vinyl posters on walls and door create a professional setting for students in the Academy of Information Technology, Academy of Engineering and Academy of Hospitality and Tourism at American Senior financed by Fund II NAF Grant.

Congratulations to Sonia Samaroo!

District Educational Specialist at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Achieves Janet Linton Leadership Award. This award recognizes outstanding academy directors and educational leaders (including district administrators, teachers, principals, etc). Created in 2006, in memory of the late San Diego Academy Director, Janet Linton, the award honors extraordinary contributions and leadership within the NAF network, at the school, district [...]

By | July 17th, 2020|NAF, NAF Next, NAF Next Awards|

Miami Graduate, Gerardo Carranza Wins Award

2013 Alumnus from Miami Springs Senior High School AOHT Receives Alumni Award The Alumni Awards recognize NAF alumni who have achieved success in either college or career, or have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit that can be attributed in part to their academy experience. Such was the case for Gerardo Carranza, who recently became a Software Engineer at Google. [...]

By | July 16th, 2020|NAF, NAF Alumni, NAF Next, NAF Next Awards|

Miami Adds Seven New NAF Academies

NAF Strengthens Its Presence in Miami NAF is excited to welcome 7 new academies from Miami into NAF’s network. In emerging academies, students have the opportunity to take career-themed courses and participate in work-based learning experiences to help them become future ready. These academies are either graduating from NAF’s rigorous Year of Planning (YOP) or Fast Track [...]

NAF Next 2020 Virtual awards

Not one but two national award winners at MDCPS where excellence abounds! Kudos to Sonia Samaroo (CTE), CSS and to Gerardo Carranza, c/o'13 alum. So well deserved & so proud of you. Congratulations to all!!

By | May 18th, 2020|NAF, NAF Alumni|

Proud of NAF Miami Students and Teachers!

"In the midst of the COVID 19 crisis, we have good news to report. MDCPS's NAF Miami is home to the highest number of Distinguished Academies in the nation!", reported Miami-Dade County Public Schools' official Twitter account tweeted April 7, 2020. We are so proud of our NAF Miami and NAF Academy teachers and students. You did [...]

Southwest AOF Students Finalist in Mobile APP Contest

The Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) "SmartCash" student team from the NAF Academy of Banking and Finance at Southwest Miami Senior High School are winners in this year's Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Development Competition. In total, five winning teams were chosen from 120 NAF academies across the nation that were eligible to submit an entry for [...]

By | November 20th, 2019|Academy of Finance, NAF|

Attractions Seminar at Miami Seaquarium.

Students from John A. Ferguson Academy of Hospitality & Tourism attend an Attractions’ Seminar and Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Miami Seaquarium.  Getting a new perspective of running an Attraction, not just being a tourist, is one of the goals of the day.

By | November 13th, 2019|Academy of Hospitality and Tourism|

The MEGA NAF Miami Student Conference 2018-2019

The MEGA NAF Miami Student Conference was a success! We happily welcomed more than 1,000 NAF students. Thank you Miami NAF Academies for organizing this amazing conference for our students!