91 percent of Y'town Early College students earn associate degrees


Staff report

YOUNGSTOWN

Youngstown Early College students and staff continue to earn awards and achievements.

Of the Class of 2018’s 53 seniors, 49 of them earned an associate’s degree. That’s 91 percent, the school’s highest number.

Last year, 64 percent of the Class of 2017 earned associate’s degrees, up from 60 percent in 2016, 39 percent in 2015 and 22 percent in 2014.

This week, YEC also earned the designation of Bronze Medal winner in U.S. News’ annual Best High Schools list.

Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college.

YEC also earned the publication’s Bronze Medal in 2016, 2014, 2012 and 2011.

Of the YEC students who earned their associate’s degrees this year, 29 of them were recognized for honors or high honors when attending Youngstown State University.

Read more about their achievements in Saturday's Vindicator or on Vindy.com.

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