Morehead State’s Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics held a virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 16, allowing students to celebrate their accomplishments despite restrictions to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Students, faculty, staff and distinguished guests logged on to Zoom for the ceremony, which recognized the 50 graduates of the Class of 2020. According to Dr. Carol Christian, director of the Craft Academy, the Class of 2020 set several records for the school, including earning the highest institutional GPA in school history and participating in more research and internships than any previous class.
The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students. The Craft Academy’s purpose is to meet the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth. The academic rigor of the Craft Academy challenges students to excel at their highest level through project-based STEM+X courses and hands-on learning experiences, with emphasis on innovation, design and creativity, and civic and regional engagement.
Watch the ceremony: