High Five: Regional Partnership for High School Excellence

Posted November 14, 2006 11:52 a.m. EST
Updated November 22, 2006 1:18 p.m. EST

Capitol Broadcasting Company & WRAL-TV are pleased to partner with High Five, a non-profit with a vision of all students receiving high school diplomas and being well-prepared to pursue higher education and careers of their choice.

High Five's goals:

  • 100 percent graduating high school by 2013
  • 90 percent completing college tech prep or college university prep course of study by 2009
  • 80 percent meeting course requirements for UNC system admission by 2009

High Five is striving to achieve these goals with the partnerships of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Durham Public Schools, Johnston County Schools, Orange County Schools and the Wake County Public School System, along with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, Capitol Broadcasting/A.J. Fletcher Foundation, The News & Observer, Progress Energy and SAS.