It’s The Oscars! At Merritt Island High School Prom

By  //  May 12, 2012

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STYLE ON THE SPACE COAST

(Images For SpaceCoastDaily.com)

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The Seniors from Merritt Island High School filled the Space Coast Convention Centre for an evening of warm friendship, dancing and celebration at their annual Prom Night.  

Merritt Island principal Gary Shiffrin with Krista Miller, assistant principal. The Oscars was the theme for the 2012 Merritt Island High School Prom. This "Red Carpet" event was held at the Space Coast Convention Center on Saturday, April 28. (SpaceCoastDaily.com images)

The Oscars was the theme of this grand night out for more than 300 students, who attended in true style at the Holiday Inn Express in Cocoa – many arriving in luxury limousines that would have graced the set of any real Oscars occasion.

It was an evening when teachers turned out to chaperone their students – and when the school principal Gary Shiffrin himself was on the door to personally greet all his Senior Year and wish them well for the future.

Hali Gleacher and Dillon Giles on the Red Carpet at the Oscars during the 2012 Merritt Island High School Prom.

Shiffrin even made a cameo appearance in the Merritt Island High School Prom fun video (above) – produced  by students in association with the school.

Event organiser was Michelle Hoolselma, Head of Special Needs and Senior Sponsor – who helped leading students arrange the voting for their fun Oscars.

 Merritt Island High School Consistently Grade A

Merritt Island High School, grades 9 – 12, is a comprehensive high school accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Merritt Island High School has consistently received an annual school grade of A for the past 6 of 8 years. It has met annual yearly progress (AYP) as defined by No Child Left Behind for the past 3 out of 4 years.

Merritt Island High School is one of 15 high schools in Brevard County whose school system is the 66th largest district in the nation.

Brevard schools are recognized as state and national leaders in academic excellence.  Approximately 85% of Merritt Island High School graduates continue their education at post secondary schools.

Merritt Island High offers Small Learning Communities such as National Academy Foundation endorsed Academy of Hospitality & Management, DaVinci Academy (Aerospace Engineering-PLTW), FAME (Fine Arts Multimedia Entertainment) Academy and Advanced Placement Diploma.

The Collegiate High School program allows students to graduate with an AA degree upon high school graduation.  All of Merritt Island High’s vocational programs are industry certified.


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