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New magnet school coming to Thomasville

May 11, 2006

Thomasville- A new Thomasville magnet school will begin preparing students for college as early as this fall. The Thomasville City Scholars' Academy will be part of the city schools, but will offer students a college prep. magnet program that could earn them college credits. One hundred and seventy students in grades six through 12 will be considered through a portfolio process.

"Students will submit a portfolio which will consist of samples of their work from pervious years, and essay they're written about why they want to come and of course their test scores and grades from previous years," said Dr. Dusty Kornegay, Program Director.

The application process begins Monday. The magnet school will be housed in the MacIntyre Park Middle School.  An application can be found on the Thomasville Schools website at www.tcitys.org.   

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