Five early graduates receive diplomas
It may not have had the usual "pomp and circumstance" of the end of year graduation ceremony, but the diplomas presented this week to five Longview Early Graduation High School students are just as special.
Tuesday night during the Longview ISD trustees meeting, students Mason Wright, Cammie Long, Brianna Davis, Justin Burris, Lilianna Arredondo were recognized by Principal Kristi Means.
"It is an honor to be a part of this life-changing ceremony," said Means. "This graduation class is composed of respectable and dedicated students. They have truly been a pleasure. It is my hope they continue on with the goals and dreams they have set for themselves."
Lilianna Arredondo plans to immediately enter the workforce and attend college in the future.
Justin Burrus transferred to Longview from California. He plans to pursue an Associate’s Degree in Computer Networking at Kilgore College.
Brianna Davis is Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. She plans to pursue a nursing degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She then has plans to study anesthesiology at Colorado State at Denver.
Cammie Long is Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. She received 3 College hours. She has been accepted to Louisiana State University in Shreveport where she will begin in the spring of 2017. Her major is Psychology with a minor in business.
Mason Wright is a Globe scholar graduating on the recommended plan. He states he wants to follow God as he serves in the United States Army. He will be processed Oct. 11th.
The Longview Early Graduation High School, formerly known as LEAD Academy, serves progressive students who wish to graduate early. Providing dual-credit courses for students seeking higher education, it also features career and technology options, online/distance learning, and ACT/SAT preparation.