Cardinal Gibbons Secures Full Slate Nomination in All 15 Categories for 2024 Silver Knight Awards
Kristin Hanke

In an unprecedented showcase of talent and dedication, Cardinal Gibbons High School has set a new benchmark in the illustrious Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards by having students nominated in all 15 categories of this highly competitive program. This remarkable achievement underscores the diverse talent pool and the commitment to excellence that the school fosters among its students.

The Silver Knight Awards, recognized as one of the nation’s most prestigious student awards programs, honors high school seniors from Miami-Dade and Broward counties who excel not only academically but also in their generous contributions to the community. With categories ranging from Art to World Languages, the program seeks to celebrate those who have used their knowledge and skills to make a significant impact outside the classroom.

Cardinal Gibbons High School's nominees have demonstrated exceptional dedication in their respective fields, balancing rigorous academic pursuits with meaningful service projects. These students have not only met the program's minimum GPA requirement of 3.2 but have gone above and beyond, applying their talents in ways that benefit both their school and the wider community.

The diversity of categories in which Cardinal Gibbons students have been nominated—Art, Athletics, Business, Digital & Interactive Media, Drama, English & Literature, General Scholarship, Journalism, Mathematics, Music & Dance, Science, Social Science, Speech, Vocational Technical, and World Languages—speaks to the comprehensive education and support system provided by the school.

This achievement is a testament to the hard work of the students and the faculty who have guided them, reflecting a school culture that values not just academic success but also the development of well-rounded individuals who are prepared to contribute positively to society.

As the awards ceremony approaches, the Cardinal Gibbons community awaits with anticipation, proud of their nominees' accomplishments and hopeful for their success in this prestigious competition. This nomination sweep not only highlights the exceptional caliber of students at Cardinal Gibbons High School but also sets an inspiring example for schools across the nation.

Click to view our 15 Cardinal Gibbons Silver Knight Nominees. Click on each student to view their full biography.