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High School Programs News and Updates

Cabarrus-Kannapolis Early College High School Update

The Early College Programs are growing by leaps and bounds! Cabarrus-Kannapolis Early College High School continues to achieve significant milestones. In 2013-14 Tre’ Williams was named a recipient of the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship (UNC-Chapel Hill) and Rachel Blythe received the Carolina Covenant Scholar Award (UNC-Chapel Hill), and Kimberly Blair was also awarded a full tuition scholarship to Appalachian State University, as an Access Scholar. A total of $2,199,384 in scholarships was awarded during the 2013-14 academic calendar year. In addition 78% of graduating seniors earned an Associate’s Degree; 47% earned an Associate in Arts Degree, and 31% earned an Associate in Science Degree.

At the end of the 2014-15 academic calendar year Briceno Bowery was awarded a full tuition scholarship to East Carolina University, as a Presidential EC Scholar. A total of $4,872,562 in scholarship monies was awarded last year. A total of 84% of students achieved college placement status. In addition 62% of graduating seniors earned an Associate in Arts Degree, 24% earned an Associate in Science Degree, with an average SAT score of 1073. Vance Fishback has remained Principal at the Cabarrus Kannapolis Early College since its inception in Fall 2009.

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Rowan County Early College High School Update

The Rowan County Early College program has successfully maintained a 100% graduation rate six out of 7 years of the program’s operation. For the academic year 2013-14 a total of 88% of students earned college placement. In addition, 92% of graduating seniors earned their Associate’s Degree, 52% held a GPA higher than 4.0 including their college classes, while 72% held a GPA higher than 3.5 including college classes. A total of $210,922 was awarded in college scholarships.

David Miller has just completed his second full year as Principal of the Rowan County Early College High School, and has done a tremendous job of becoming engaged with the college, and the Rowan County community served. Currently for the 2014-15 academic year 86% of graduating seniors earned college placement, with 84.7% of graduates earning their Associate Degrees, with a total of $818,850 awarded in scholarships. A total of 74.12% of Rowan County Early College students earned an A or a B in all college coursework. In closing many Rowan County Early College students are involved in various clubs with service to the community. A total of 88 early college students are active members in the Junior Civitan Club, with 30 service projects completed to date.

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