Thursday, May 12th
(Carrollton, Ga. May 13, 2016)
On Thursday, May 12th, 12 for Life held its annual commencement ceremony, celebrating the 10th class of graduates since its inception in 2007. 12 for Life, a collaborative partnership which began between Southwire and Carroll County Schools in 2007, provides classroom instruction, onthejob training, key work/life skills, mentoring and employment opportunities. Through 12 for Life, students are motivated to stay in school, graduate and go on to become successful, productive members of the communities in which they live. Two hundred and nine (209) students from Carroll, Haralson and Heard County Schools completed the requirements to receive their high school diplomas through the support of the Carroll County area program. 12 for Life will recognize 403 graduates for 2016, including 50 students from the program's Florence location and 144 through the Great Promise Partnership initiative. These graduates mark a total of nearly 1,600 students who have completed the program to date.
Carroll County School System Press Release by Tracy Harris