Senior Graduation Project

Graduation Project

Buncombe County Schools requires that each student complete an independent study acquiring a new skill and supporting knowledge.  Students present evidence of their growth in a presentation before community members.  It is an authentic way for students to bridge between structured learning in a classroom and the learning that they will continue to do as adults.

Component Parts of the Graduation Project
 * Work with a mentor to learn a skill or about a profession
 * Complete a service learning project related to the new skills or in support of the profession
 * Write a research paper related to the topic of the project
 * Prepare a Web site to document learning
 * Present project to community judges