Bentonville charter school celebrates first graduates

Posted: May 21, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Classical Academy graduate Houston White laughs as teacher Bruce Horswell shares personal stories during a graduation ceremony Sunday at Avondale Chapel and Gardens in Bentonville. Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy, a charter school that opened in 2013, held its first graduation ceremony. Ten seniors graduated.

BENTONVILLE -- Students of Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy's first graduating class said they benefited from attending a small school where they got to know their teachers well.

Class of 2018

Here’s Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy’s class of 2018, the school’s first graduating class, and where they’re headed this fall.

• Tessa Burns, University of Arkansas

• Emmie Carroll, John Brown University

• Diana Deaton, University of Texas

• Breann Jones, University of Arkansas

• Ajax LaCavera, University of Arkansas

• William Mendoza, University of Arkansas

• Megan Palen, Baylor University

• Emily Patterson, Northwest Arkansas Community College

• Camille Wagner, University of Arkansas

• Houston White, Crowder College

Source: Staff report

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