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Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 05:32 AM EDT

Meet Florida's First Female Football Head Coach

Meet Florida's First Female Football Head Coach

Lakatriona Brunson made history earlier this year when she became the first female head football coach in the state of Florida.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 06:19 PM EDT

Students Receive Elaborate Lesson in Greek Mythology

Students Receive Elaborate Lesson in Greek Mythology

A group of South Florida 5th grade students received an elaborate lesson in Greek Mythology, as part of a district-wide initiative to expose students to the arts.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 02:50 PM EDT

Identical Twin FIU Grads Share Top Honors

Identical Twin FIU Grads Share Top Honors

Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon don't just look alike. The 25-year-old identical twins shared top honors in their graduating class at Florida International University in Miami.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 04:11 AM EDT

SWAG on 6: Turner Tech High's Julius Wade

SWAG on 6: Turner Tech High's Julius Wade

Every school has its popular kids, its brainy kids, its student leaders. At Turner Tech High School in Miami, Julius Wade is all of those things wrapped up in one student. He’s a genuine star on campus, the kid...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 06:45 PM EDT

South Florida Students Start 'Done With the Guns' Effort

South Florida Students Start 'Done With the Guns' Effort

There’s a big display in Isaiah Thomas’s 7th grade classroom. It looks sort of like a science fair project, only with more emotion and heartbreak behind it. It’s called "Done With The Guns," an effort to...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 06:51 PM EDT

NBC 6 South Florida Highlights Students With SWAG

NBC 6 South Florida Highlights Students With SWAG

NBC 6 South Florida continues to put the spotlight on local students who have SWAG: Students Working At Greatness.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 06:50 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Miami Springs High's Leslie Perez

SWAG on 6: Miami Springs High's Leslie Perez

It takes guts to venture into uncharted territory. It takes a compassionate heart to reach out to the developmentally and intellectually disabled. Leslie Perez has courage and heart.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 08:31 PM EDT

Brag About Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Brag About Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Since 1963, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy has been churning out young women who go on to some of the best colleges and universities in the nation and become leaders in society. The all-girls, Catholic High School...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 06:48 PM EDT

SWAG on 6: Sebastian Salas

SWAG on 6: Sebastian Salas

When you think of after-school jobs for high school kids, you picture them working at the mall or at Starbucks.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 02:56 PM EDT

Local Spotlight: Local Teacher Honored With Prestigious 'Sondheim Award'

Local Spotlight: Local Teacher Honored With Prestigious 'Sondheim Award'

Monsignor Edward Pace High School drama teacher Cristina Pla-Guzman is one of 14 teachers across the country to receive the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award.

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