Eight Central High School (CHS) students attended the National East Conference, a three-day conference held annually in Hot Springs, Arkansas during the spring. East (Environmental and Spatial Technology) is a fully accredited cause offered at each level of high school.

The CHS East Conference team consist of Courvoisieia Harris, Adam Goodall, Dewhitt Givens, Jimmy White, Tiara Holder, Diamond Smith, Amod Bailey, and Caldreekious Harrell. They were among students from 240 programs throughout 5 different states gathered for three days to showcase the projects that the program participants are engaged in to actively make a difference in their communities, engaging in hands on technology training, and listen to presenters from all over the country.  

Central High School East Program did very well in showcasing their projects. They received only positive comments from the judges and one of the booth presenters,

Couvoseia Harris, CHS East senior, received the Difference Maker Award. This award is given to only 150 of the 3,000 students. East is a class that is making a difference in the lives of students and communities throughout the United States.

East programs are offered on the collegiate level as well as scholarships specifically for students who have participated in the East Program.

There are also East programs offered on the collegiate level as well as scholarships specifically for students who have participated in the East Program. In addition, there is an organization established entitled East Alumni that offers support and guidance for East students beyond high school.  

East is a STEAM based course where students work on self-directed projects based on their own interest.  These projects are aimed at solving problems in the community while encouraging team collaboration, collaboration with community leaders as well as non-profit organizations, and the incorporation of the latest technology.

For more information on CHS East, visit our Facebook Page, CHS East, email CHS East at central-hs@eastschools.org, or contact CHS East at 870-572-6744.