Congratulations to North's JROTC for being recognized as National Champions! They are the first Lee County team to receive this honor!

Check out this video from the competition - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2Ucupv6hy8

Congrats to Paige Renyhart who was awarded a National Student Production Award “student Emmy®” for General Assignment-Light News Feature by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Click here to watch her winning entry) The awards were presented in 23 programming categories to student recipients from across the country in a ceremony streamed live from the Newseum in Washington D.C. on October 4th at 12:30 PM EST.  

Click here to see the moment Paige won!

Paige will receive a certificate from NATAS and a crystal pillar award with the Emmy® logo will be presented to the School District of Lee County.

Out of 1,500 Regional Student Production Awards, 200 regional recipients advanced to the national competition. Judges selected from industry professionals to university professors determined that winning entries were worthy of national television exposure.

The School District of Lee County had two nationally-nominated categories including General Assignment – Light News (Paige Renyhart) and Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs (Vince Marcucci). (Click here for NATAS Press Release)

Paige Renyhart is the first nationally awarded student from the State of Florida. 

North Fort Myers High School was recognized recently by the Washington Post in its annual list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. North High was listed as #103 in the nation. This is a testament to the focused instruction and rigorous curriculum provided by our incredible instructors each and every day. Check out the article by the Washington Post below…

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/schools/2016/list/national/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/how-the-americas-most-challenging-high-schools-list-works/2016/04/12/647471de-00d5-11e6-b823-707c79ce3504_story.html

School Recognitions

Ranked #103 of America's Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post

North Fort Myers High School was recognized by the Washington Post in its annual list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. North High was listed as #103 in the nation. This is a testament to the focused instruction and rigorous curriculum provided by our incredible instructors each and every day. Check out the article by the Washington Post below…

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/schools/2016/list/national/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/how-the-americas-most-challenging-high-schools-list-works/2016/04/12/647471de-00d5-11e6-b823-707c79ce3504_story.html

Notable Knights

Ricky Manning

Ricky Manning (NFMHS Class of 2013) was a contestant on NBC's singing competition "The Voice." Turning the chairs of Phrarell Williams and Blake Shelton during his blind audition performance, he was elected to join "Team Pharrell." Ricky achieved a spot among the top 20 finalists on the TV show.

Check out this video of Ricky Manning's Blind Audition performance on The Voice!

Mac McCoy

North's valedictorian for the class of 1994 is a United States magistrate judge for the Middle District of Florida. After high school, Mac McCoy received dual Bachelor of Arts degrees, magna cum laude, in Political Science and French from Stetson University in 1998 and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 2001. 

Marquis Cunningham

Marquis Cunningham was a finalist in season 4 of Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" and is currently a performer in Cirque du Soleil's "Viva Elvis" in Las Vegas.

Kaitlyn Traurig

North Fort Myers High School graduate and University of Tampa Film Student, Kaitlyn Traurig created a documentary called “Proud to Serve”. The Film won Best Documentary in the Moondance Student Film Festival in Tampa on 4/8/16 and was featured in 2016 the Fort Myers Film Festival.