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North Miami Senior High Silver Knight Winners
By: Charles Corway
The Silver Knight Award was created by Knight-Ridder Newspapers (parent company of The Miami Herald) in 1959 to honor students in Dade (now Miami-Dade) and Broward counties who achieve not only academic excellence, but who also unselfishly apply their knowledge and talents to their school and the community at large.

The awards are given to graduating seniors who undergo an exhausting evaluation of their scholarship and activities during their high school years. Silver Knight nominees compete in fourteen different categories. The winner receives the prestigious Silver Knight trophy, and students given the distinction of an ‘Honorable Mention’ receive a plaque.

The following graduates of North Miami Senior High have won this prestigious award:

No winners to date.

Stephen Long, Class of 1961
Sharon Bloom, Class of 1991

No winners to date.

CITIZENSHIP (Awarded from 1959-1977)
John DeVault, Class of 1960

Barbara Paridon, Class of 1959
Sydney Smith, Class of 1966

John Williams, Class of 1969
Marianna Tuninskaya, Class of 2003

FOREIGN LANGUAGE (Awarded from 1960-present)
Richard Webb, Class of 1960
Raymond Steinbrecher, Class of 1975

John Sumberg, Class of 1967

JOURNALISM (Awarded from 1961-present)
Heidi Pred, Class of 1983

Grier Edmunds, Class of 1960
Jeffrey Friedland, Class of 1984

Bill Conti, Class of 1959

NEW MEDIA (Computer Graphics and Web Design, awarded from 2003-present)
No winners to date.

No winners to date.

Robert Goldenberg, Class of 1960
Jill Greene, Class of 1974

SPEECH (Awarded from 1966-present)
No winners to date.

VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL (Awarded from 1966-present)
Rex Bishop, Class of 1971
Richard DeMaria, Class of 1976
Mona Altman, Class of 1977