Congratulations to the Providence High School Charlotte NC class of 2014, for the record-breaking success of the senior class. The Providence High School graduation on June 12, 2014 was the 25th graduating class! Principal Tracey Harrill read off a stream of accolades and accomplishments achieved by the seniors.
Providence High School Charlotte NC Class of 2014 - Graduates
The Providence High School Charlotte NC lass of 2014 had 483 graduating seniors! According to Principal Harrill in her letter to the Providence family, the students of the class of 2014 earned admission into 258 colleges and universities. By decision time, the students had committed to 89 colleges and universities in 26 states and 4 countries! The majority of the class (70%) will attend a 4-year university or college. 17% of the students will go to a community college. She reported that 13% of the students have committed to military service or will move directly into the work force.
Providence High School Charlotte NC Class of 2014 - Scholarships
Principal Harrill made a great presenttion about the accolades and awards of the class of 2014. She announced the following accomplishments:
- Providence High School has one National Merit Scholar
- The class had 8 National Merit Scholarship Finalists
- The Class of 2014 was offered a total of 416 scholarships totaling over $18.1 million, the highest amount of scholarship offers in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system (CMS)
- The amount of different scholarships offered is the most scholarships in Providence's 25 year history!
Providence High School Charlotte NC - Academics, Arts and Athletics
Principal Harrill noted that Providence students "have excelled in the the three A's that make Providence the great school that it is: Academics, Athletics and the Arts.
In academics, she highlighted a few successes: the Providence Speech and Debate team and the Quiz Bowl Team each qualified for participation in national tournaments, and each team received national rankings. The Providence Odyssey of the Mind team qualified for international competition at World Finals in three separate problems. The writing program at Providence continued its success with two students receiving national recognition for their writing in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. The Personal Finance team won the NC State Championship and advanced to Nationals. Students received numerous gold medals in the National Language Exam/Competition: Spanish (11), German (9), Latin (9) and French (7).
In the Arts, the PHS Orchestra Program created a fourth orchestra for NEW musicians (how fun!). The band, chorus and orchestra all continued to win Superior ratings at competitions throughout the year. The Providence Band won Band Beat, and placed 10th in the competitive and prestigious "Bands of America" regional championship (first Charlotte band to go to finals!)
In Athletics, the Providence Panthers had a successful year. Highlights include: Conference Champions in Men's and Women's soccer; Conference Champions in Men's and Women's Cross Country; Conference Champions in Baseball and a trip to the State semi-finals (placing 4th); and the football team won its first playoff game in the post-season. In addition to these team successes, there were numerous individual student athletes who received awards and recognition.
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Providence High School Charlotte NC - Real Estate Expert
Providence High School has a 25 year history of accomplishment, and it's no wonder that families moving into the Charlotte area want to check out homes for sale in the Providence High School district. Not only will their children attend a top-ranked school that will prepare them for college and careers, but real estate values often mirror the success of top schools.
All three of my children are graduates of Providence High School, and all three received a well-rounded education that helped them gain entrance into competitive universities. If you are thinking about buying a home in the Providence High school area, please contact me and I will share my experience with you! I live in this school zone and would be happy to show you around all the wonderful neighborhoods.
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