Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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Explorers Win Geography Bee

The Geography Club faced tough competition from public and charter schools but secured solid back-to-back wins over Jose Marti and iMater to win 1st place at the Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee.

This is the second year in a row that Columbus places first in this competition and, as is tradition for Dade County schools, we will be holding onto the championship trophy for yet another year.
A Team (1st Place)
  • Albert Sanchez 20321
  • Daniel Volpe 20377
  • Jacob Suarez 20346
  • Ryan Hidalgo 22179
  • Enrique Villamil 23411
  • Jose Osorio 20252
B Team (2nd Place)
  • Bryan Remy 22299
  • Elliot Verdiguel 20370
  • Michael Lastella 21200
  • Nick de Las Casas 20265
  • Diego Aymerich 22031
Congratulations to senior Marcel van Hemert, who was in Washington D.C on Close-up, but was/is the driving force behind this great group of boys.
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.