Ethics Bowl Club
Moderator Name: Dr. Tom Maher
Ethics Bowl is great preparation for a future attorney, legislator, or researcher. During our weekly gatherings, Ethics Bowl club members are presented with 15 real-life ethical dilemmas ranging in topic from dating a friend’s ex-girlfriend to global terrorism and from genetically modified food sources to cheating on homework. Members of the Ethics Bowl club research solutions to these varied ethical dilemmas and prepare arguments and rebuttals for the National High School Ethics Bowl regional competition in February. During the competition, CCC’s teams face off against other schools to determine who should qualify for the national Ethics Bowl competition.
Moderator Name: TBD
The school Student Literary Magazine, Silent Epiphanies, is an online presence that is both independent of and in association with the school newspaper, The Central Voice. This publication is supported by students enrolled in the creative writing class and by those who write poems, short stories or essays on their own. Student visual art is also spotlighted throughout the publication.
Morning Star Amigos
Moderator Name: Mr. Andrew Shannon
Morning Star Catholic School, a mission of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, recognizes the unique educational needs of students. The school provides an ungraded curriculum in which students can achieve their full potential. Morning Star Amigos is a CCCHS student club that fosters a strong bond between our school and Morning Star Catholic School so that both of our schools may enrich the other.
New Officers for Morning Star Amigos – our student led club empowered to sustain and strengthen the bonds between Clearwater Central Catholic High School and Morning Star Catholic School in Pinellas
Park.President – Kara Franks ’20
Vice-President – Deo Fejzo ’21
Treasurer – Mary Reimann ’22
Secretary – Zorie Dworzanowski
Parliamentarian – David Neal ’22
Moderator Name: Mr. Andrew Shannon
Students who have passion for God and compassion for God’s people, show evidence of a committed relationship to Jesus Christ and love the adventure of sharing Jesus Christ with our campus and world. Rising juniors and seniors can apply in the spring and must attend a local parish/church. Peer ministers help coordinate underclassmen retreat programs and other pertinent areas of campus ministry.
Moderator Name: Mr. Russ Wendt
You do not have to be in the plays or in a Drama class to be a member. If you play sports, belong to other clubs, it doesn’t matter! Come out and join us! If you have talents, if you don’t know if you have talent, even if you are certain you don’t have talent, please come out and join the Drama Club because all are welcome. Be a part of the productions, go to district and state competitions, have a blast and make some great friends!
Model United Nations
Moderator Name: Ms Regi O’Brien
The Model United Nations Club offers Clearwater Central Catholic students a chance to debate world issues from the diplomatic stance of foreign nations. Its purpose is to promote awareness and understanding of global issues in the context of the United Nations. The club goes to a conference in February in Gainesville Florida. The club has room for 24 students
Robotics Team and Tech Club
Moderator Name: Mr. Michael Briggs
The Robotics Team and Tech Club offers students a venue for exploring engineering and scientific issues at a deeper level. Technology is the real-world application of scientific discoveries, so the Tech Club explores ways that scientific discoveries have been made manifest in our world. In a ‘reverse engineering’ sort of way, the Tech Club strives to discern the scientific principles underlying the plethora of technological gadgets that surround us. Students also delve into engineering robots and exploring the basic principles of robotics and the programming necessary to control robotic elements. Our activities are centered on building devices and taking mechanisms apart to see how they work. The Club built a computer; and we have dissembled numerous computers, VCR’s, microwave ovens, copies, and sundry other machines.
Student Advancement Team
Moderator Name: Ms Alex Diaz
Current CCC students that help promotes the advancement initiatives of CCC in conjunction with the CCC Advancement office and the office of Alumni relations.
Students must exemplify the CCC mission statement and remain in good standing. They must represent the advancement office both on and off campus at special events and alumni activities. And they must communicate with CCC donors by phone or in writing (thank you cards or phone calls). Interested candidates must be comfortable speaking with adults in a professional manner and comfortable speaking on the telephone. You must have a basic knowledge of CCC and an interest in learning about CCC’s history and you should have an interest in developing leadership and communication skills. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Lani in the Advancement office to learn more
Moderators Name: Mrs. Tara McLaughlin and Ms Mary Pat Sharer
Student Ambassadors assist the Admissions Office by representing CCC at presentations to partner schools and assist with events such as Back-To-School Night, Discover CCC Night, and Discover CCC Days. Ambassadors are expected to be articulate, personable, outstanding role models and good students. Student Ambassadors are obliged to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and have no failing grades. Ambassadors are chosen in the Spring from the freshman class through nominations and an interview process. The freshmen will be responsible in assisting with the CCC Shadow Program.
CCCHS Praise Band
Moderator Name: Mr. Ross Kimura
Praise Band – The Music Ministry for our all school Masses, which are held once a month. The Praise Band provides music to complement our Liturgical Celebrations. We are actively looking to secure students who have an interest or background as vocalists or instrumentalists and have a heart for Our Lord, His Blessed Sacrament and God’s people.
We hold practice two – three times prior to our monthly all school Masses; beyond that, we lead music for the all school liturgical celebrations.
Praise Band fluctuates with membership from 7 to 12 student and 2-3 adults.