Academia local gradúa más estudiantes


El Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendente de las Escuelas del Condado Knox, participará en la ceremonia de graduación y premios de los estudiantes de la Academia Voluntaria Dr. Paul L. Kelley. Desde su apertura en el otoño de 2010, la escuela secundaria no tradicional, que sirve a los estudiantes de todo el condado Knox, ha graduado 233 estudiantes.

La ceremonia de entrega de premios tendrá lugar el Jueves, 20 de diciembre de 2012 a las 7 pm en la iglesia City on a Hill dentro del centro comercial Knoxville Center (junto al centro de fitness Rush).

   La Academia Voluntaria Dr. Paul L. Kelley colabora con la fundación Simon Youth, que ayuda a jóvenes en riesgo que viven en comunidades cercanas a los centros comerciales Simon de todo el país a obtener diplomas de la escuela secundaria y becas para hacer realidad sus esperanzas de ir a la universidad.

La Academia sirve a los estudiantes de los grados 11 y 12. Lleva el nombre de Dr. Paul L. Kelley, un educador, administrador, miembro de la Junta Escolar, y defensor de los niños en las Escuelas del Condado Knox.

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Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, will participate in the graduation and awards ceremony for Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy students. Since its opening in the fall of 2010 the non-traditional high school, which serves students throughout Knox County, has helped 233 students graduate. 

The ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 7 p.m.at the  City on a Hill Church at Knoxville Center Mall (Entering the mall beside The Rush Fitness Center).

 The Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy partners with the Simon Youth Foundation®, which helps at-risk youths in Simon mall communities nationwide earn high school diplomas and scholarships to realize hopes of going to college.

The Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy is accredited by AdvancEd through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement. The 6,400 square feet facility housed within Knoxville Center Mall is a Simon Youth Academy and serves approximately 200 students during the course of a day. Students represent all other 13 high schools within Knox County. Kelley Academy serves 11th and 12th grade students. It is named after Dr. Paul L. Kelley, a long-time educator, administrator, School Board member, and advocate for children in the Knox County Schools.

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