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Former Navarre grad honored with bench dedication

Former Navarre grad honored with bench dedication

Rain fell hard Thursday morning but didn’t put a damper on a bench dedication for Keifer Huhman, a 2012 Navarre High graduate who passed away in 2016. The bench sits outside the Navy Junior ROTC Building. The family of Keifer unveiled it at a ceremony at the high school in front of family and friends. […]

Hard work pays off for valedictorian Downing

Hard work pays off for valedictorian Downing

At the start of the school year, Navarre High School senior Makayla Downing said there would be no senioritis here. No goofing off after putting her nose to the grindstone for four years. When class rankings were released her name started out at the very top.   Read the full article in the May 23 […]

Podojil’s commitment to education leads to salutatorian honor

Podojil’s commitment to education leads to salutatorian honor

When he talks about it, John Podojil makes it sound so simple: The road to earning the salutatorian honor of the Navarre High School Class of 2019 was as easy as solving for x in a crazy complicated math equation. “I think about all the work I did to get to where I am now.” […]

Orth making most of outdoor adventure opportunities

Orth making most of outdoor adventure opportunities

Charlie Orth probably felt a little bit like he was in a scary shark movie. Here he was, scuba diving off a reef in Cancun, swimming around a whale shark. No big deal. That is until he realized there was another whale shark in the vicinity. Read the full article in the April 5 issue […]

Navarre grad takes on Tallahassee

Navarre grad takes on Tallahassee

Navarre High School graduate Jake Hebert never intended to go into politics. His passion lay elsewhere, he says. But at the age of 22, Hebert has represented more than 341,000 university students, met with legislators at the state Capitol and lobbied for reforms of Florida’s university system. Read the full article in the March 30 […]

Students prideful about summer work program role at Gulf Islands

Students prideful about summer work program role at Gulf Islands

Christina McAninley has a background in the Girl Scouts, and so naturally, she loves the outdoors. So when the Navarre High School graduate found out about the Youth Conservation Corps at a job fair at the high school, she jumped at the opportunity to apply for a position. “It seemed like the perfect job because […]

Engineering career leads Phillips back to alma mater

Engineering career leads Phillips back to alma mater

Jenna Phillips saw her interest in science fueled to another level while in high school. It was during a field trip with Charlene Mauro’s science class. “I mentioned to Charlene that one of my favorite memories was a field trip to Big Pine Key,” said Phillips, a 2002 graduate of Navarre. “I would say it […]

Senior Airman Huhman declared deceased

Senior Airman Huhman declared deceased

Senior Airman Keifer Huhman, a 2012 Navarre High School graduate, went missing on Superbowl Sunday Feb. 7. After weeks of searching the Dover area, his father Kenneth issued a statement on the Facebook page dedicated to finding his son. Part of the statement reads, “Based off of all the collected evidence, this leads us to […]