By Charles Kelleher Harris
Independence High School has been named one of the countries’ best high school by the popular reporting and opinion website The Daily Beast.
“Our mission [is] to create a college and career ready culture,” said Independence High School Principal Amy D. Dellinger, “[We want our students to be] prepared for success regardless of their choice after high school i.e. college, military or the work face.”
Dellinger said that Independence applied for the opportunity to be placed on The Daily Beast list.
Dellinger has spent 23 years in education, the last four of which have been as Independence principal.
Dellinger said that the school has worked hard to develop four-year plans for each student, to help develop a specific vision for their future. […]