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SOUTH WHITLEY â€” â€śBig enough to deliver, small enough to care.â€ť â€” That is the mantra for Whitko Community School Corporation.
But it is now exemplified, more than ever, through an academic opportunity offered at Whitko High School.
Dual-credit classes are becoming increasingly common in Whitley County high schools. The opportunity to take college-level classes, while attending high school is attractive to many students.
The incentive to earn college credit cuts studentsâ€™ time in post-secondary education as well as save money.
â€śWith the dual-credit offerings available at Whitko, at the end of four years, our freshmen students can graduate high school and start college as a sophomore,â€ť said WHS Principal David Parker. â€śThe advantage for the student is two-fold. They kill two birds with one stone â€” earning both high school and college credit. Because of our relationship with Ivy Tech, our students can take dual-credit courses for free.â€ť
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