Ninety-eight Central Academy students displayed their superior math skills in the 40th Annual High School Mathematics Contest winning 31 of the 61 All-Academic team honors and placing second overall in the competition held at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on November 7.
Ankita Chatterjee, an 8th grader at Callanan and Central Academy, was honored as one of the brightest middle school students worldwide at a ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Of 40,800 participants in the 2012 CTY Talent Search, Ankita was one of 900 students honored.
Students became teachers at Central Campus when they hosted representatives of the Iowa Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on a Green Schools Bus Tour. Central Campus was named the first Green Ribbon School in Iowa by the US Department of Education in recognition of its leadership in recycling and environmental education.