Junior takes on extra classwork to graduate one year early
April 6, 2022
It takes a lot of extra work to do what one Wrangell High School student has done to get a jump on her future.
Junior Adriana Nelson will graduate with this year's senior class in May, having satisfied all the coursework to do so. But it wasn't easy. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, only about 3% of high school students nationwide graduate early.
"I had to take three extra classes," Nelson said last Thursday, while taking a quick break from class. "Then I have an (on-the-job training) that happens after school with Brian Ashton with this plane he's building."