Pennsylvania's Largest K-8 Charter School To Graduate More Than 250 Students

Chester Mayor John Linder Scheduled To Attend Both Commencement Ceremonies

Jun 10, 2013, 12:36 ET from Chester Community Charter School

CHESTER, Pa., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


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On Monday, June 10th, and Tuesday, June 11th, 130 and 165 eighth-grade students will graduate, respectively, from the west and east campuses of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), here, the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania. Hon. Mayor John Linder, City of Chester, and more than 650 parents, administrators, faculty, and community members are expected to attend the two commencement ceremonies, which will be held at the Clarion Hotel, in Essington, PA.

Continuing its tradition of excellence in preparing its students for secondary school, CCCS's graduates will continue their educations at the following institutions: The Tatnall School, Wilmington, DE; Tower Hill School, Wilmington, DE; Wilmington Friends School, Wilmington, DE; LaSalle College High School, Wyndmoor, PA; Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School, Philadelphia, PA; Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield, PA; Archbishop John Carroll High School, Wayne, PA; Salesianum School, Wilmington, DE; St. Elizabeth High School, Wilmington, DE; Ursuline Academy, Wilmington, DE; St. Mark's High School, Wilmington, DE; Padua Academy, Wilmington, DE; Milton Hershey School, Hershey, PA; Concord Christian Academy, Wilmington, DE; Archmere Academy, Claymont, DE; Charter High School for Architecture and Design, Philadelphia, PA; and Chester High School, Chester, PA.

Keynote speakers for CCCS' west campus graduation include Omoya Croll, valedictorian and honors award recipient for language arts, math, and social studies, and LaNaysha Townes, a representative selected by teachers. Alexis Wrease, valedictorian and honors award recipient for English and math, and LaeJanette Morrell, who has attended CCCS from kindergarten through eighth grade, will speak at the east campus commencement.


  • Dr. David Clark, CEO, Chester Community Charter School
  • Hon. Mayor John Linder, City of Chester
  • Keynote Speakers – CCCS West: Omoya Croll, valedictorian; LaNaysha Townes, class representative
  • Keynote Speakers – CCCS East: Alexis Wrease, valedictorian; LaeJanette Morrell, student since kindergarten
  • Approximately 295 eighth grade graduates, in total
  • More than 650 parents, guardians, administrators, faculty, and community members


Monday, June 10, 2013 (West Campus)

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 (East Campus)



Clarion Hotel

76 Industrial Highway

Essington, PA 19029





SOURCE Chester Community Charter School