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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:42 PM EDT

Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

Sheep brains, cow eyeballs, and cockroach legs. No, they’re not on the lunch menu. Think of those disparate pieces of animal matter as tools being used to teach high school kids about the world of medicine....

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 06:57 PM EDT

Cops, Students Compete in Law Enforcement Lesson

Cops, Students Compete in Law Enforcement Lesson

Who knows more about law enforcement, high school kids or cops? Obviously, professional police officers have expertise and knowledge that students can't possibly match, but that didn't stop a feud from breaking...

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 06:56 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: South Broward High's Franklin Mejias

SWAG on 6: South Broward High's Franklin Mejias

His friends at South Broward High School are over it, but when you meet Franklin Mejias for the first time, you can't help but stare.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 06:47 PM EDT

Paralyzed Miami Student Walks for Graduation

Paralyzed Miami Student Walks for Graduation

Graduating from high school is an accomplishment, and for one young man, it's a milestone in courage and perseverance. Paralyzed by a gunshot, Aaron Willis is confined to a wheelchair, but he walked across...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 06:46 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

At iPrep Academy, a public magnet high school, all students are issued laptops and they all know how to use them. Now, thanks to Maria Mejia, more and more students at the school have gone beyond just using,...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 09:01 PM EDT

'Gap Year' Proves Successful for Many Students

'Gap Year' Proves Successful for Many Students

Taking a gap year does not necessarily mean working at the Gap. It's the commonly-used term for taking the uncommon path after high school.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:10 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Coral Gables High School's Maria Estrada

SWAG on 6: Coral Gables High School's Maria Estrada

Maria Estrada is a senior at Gables and a straight "A" student. She's a Questbridge scholar and she also won the prestigious Coca-Cola scholarship.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 06:50 PM EDT

New Law Will Impact Student-Athletes in South Florida

New Law Will Impact Student-Athletes in South Florida

Let's say your son or daughter is a gifted tennis player and you want him or her to play for a powerhouse program, such as the one at Michael Krop High School in northeast Miami-Dade. If you don't live within a...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 03:46 PM EDT

RMEC Thanks NBC 6 South Florida With Creative Video

RMEC Thanks NBC 6 South Florida With Creative Video

During the school year, NBC 6 South Florida highlights schools throughout the region in our Brag About Your School segment.

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 07:07 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Booker T. High Student Granted Scholarship

SWAG on 6: Booker T. High Student Granted Scholarship

A South Florida student is getting a big help toward her college education with a full-ride scholarship following her graduation from Booker T. Washington High School.

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