Forest Park Academy celebrates 10th anniversary
Posted on 05/30/2018
Forest Park graduate hugging Dr. Anderson, the principalForest Park Academy (FPA) honored its 10th graduating class at a special ceremony at the Jefferson CenterFPA started a decade ago to help students who had dropped out or were in danger of leaving school.  Today, it is a specialized school that helps students graduate, no matter the challenges. 

In the last ten years, more than 1,100 students have graduated from Forest Park Academy.  The program is the only one of its kind in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

“Go out and tell somebody that this is not a school for bad students.“We are a school for students who are going places and doing great things," said Program Director Eric Anderson.

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Two Forest Park students posing with their teacherForest Park Academy student walking during the processional at graduationForest Park student singing during graduationForest Park graduate speaking from the podium at graduationForest Park graduate smiling as he walks across the stageFour Forest Park graduates posing together behind the stageForest Park graduate wearing his gap and gown
Forest Park graduate hugging Principal Anderson
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