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Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor, Sports Columnist
Alana Cervera is a senior at Naperville Central and is a second-year staff member on Central times as the Online Managing Editor. She brings a positive attitude and writes stories from a new angle. Outside of Central Times she ballroom dances and dives for high school, constantly staying busy and active. She hopes to become a Nurse and start a career in the medical field after high school.

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor, Sports Columnist

May 17, 2019
Commentary: Ribfest relocation hurts Naperville community and summer spirit (Story)
May 16, 2019
Naperville North graduate shares strategies behind historic wins on ‘Jeopardy!’ (Story)
May 16, 2019
Central Times’ Athletes of the Year (Story)
May 15, 2019
Don’t Lose Heart (Story)
May 13, 2019
Central Retirees: Stine (Story)
May 13, 2019
Central Retirees: Reimers (Story)
May 13, 2019
Central Retirees: Zinnecker (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Central students and faculty react to national college scam (Story)
Mar 30, 2019
Plates: Not Just for Baseball (Story)
Mar 30, 2019
Registered dietitian stresses importance of whole foods (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Self-defense courses help students develop confidence, awareness in preparation for college (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Sideline parents (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Senior Kent Emden looks forward to collegiate water polo career (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Seniors lead wrestling team to record winning (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Attention problems (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Thomas Shilgalis: Running to glory (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Central’s sports fans less supportive of girls’ teams (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
Commentary: Chicago March for Life (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
NFL fumbles the ball once again (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
Maddie Surin contributes to gymnastics community post-surgery (Story)
Nov 22, 2018
Head games: The truth about concussions (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
What we don’t see (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Chris Widauf (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Leo Kartsonas (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Tyler Evans (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Michael Amberg (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Luke Hallstrom (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Ben Yanke (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Moving on to the military: Jake Crawford (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Practice vs. Procedure (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Bianca Schramm: Suburban State of Mind (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
First choir concert shows variety through song (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Finding a voice (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Finding a voice (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Young girls varsity volleyball team starts strong (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Central community impacted by recent cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (Story)
Sep 22, 2018
In Real Life performs to biggest crowd on tour (Story)
May 24, 2018
Male athlete of the year: Felix Egharevba (Story)
May 10, 2018
Final orchestra concert serves as tribute to seniors (Story)
May 03, 2018
Fortnite all night (Story)
May 03, 2018
Teens and screens (Story)
May 01, 2018
Student-run shows display new talent (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Comedic motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs effectively connects to Central students, spreads message of self-acceptance (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Illinois juniors now must take SAT prior to graduation (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
Boys track and field continues strong performance (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
William Salentine nominated for NHSACA coach of the year award (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Commentary: USA Gymnastics rotting from the inside (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
First-ever combined concert excites music directors (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
Naperville students make snow day video with superintendent (Story)
Nov 05, 2017
Late homecoming date causes conflict with groups of students (Story)
Nov 04, 2017
New Chromebook update alerts teachers when students use Google Hangouts (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Late homecoming date causes conflict with groups of students (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
New Chromebook update alerts teachers when students use Google Hangouts (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Rising pop stars In Real Life visit Naperville Central (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
New Staff 2017: Debbie Jones (Story)
Sep 24, 2017
New Staff 2017: Sarah Braun (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
New Staff 2017: Michelle Moynihan (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
New Staff 2017: Andrew Schultz (Story)
Apr 23, 2017
Additions to library to feature flexible seating, more study rooms (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Drumshow ‘Evolution’ displays variety of percussion skills (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
New French Honors Society members inducted (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Film Review: ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ (Story)