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12th Grade


Senior year culminates with the skills learned throughout a student's tenure in the Center. Students combine their leadership, communication, critical thinking and decision making skills to complete rigorous coursework, implement a Capstone Project, and participate in a real-world internship.



Leadership in Action

This course requires students to synthesize the leadership information acquired during their first three years in the Center with the implementation of a service learning Capstone Project and execution of an internship.



AP English Literature and Composition


The AP English Literature and Composition course engages students in the careful reading and critical analysis of  literature. 

The course includes intensive study of representative works from various genres and periods.


AP English Literature and Composition Course Overview

AP US/VA Government and Politics


AP U.S. Government and Politics provides a college-level, nonpartisan introduction to key political concepts, ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the constitutional system and political culture of the United States. Students will study U.S. foundational documents, Supreme Court decisions, and other texts and visuals to gain an understanding of the relationships and interactions among political institutions, processes, and behaviors. They will also engage in disciplinary practices that require them to read and interpret data, make comparisons and applications, and develop evidence-based arguments. In addition, they will complete a political science research or applied civics project. This course allows Center students to work together and discuss how leaders at the various levels of government display leadership skills.


AP US/VA Government and Politics Overview

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