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Providence graduates all-girl class

Providence Christian School recently graduated an all-girl group of seniors. Pictured are Cathryn Denard, Emily Gainer, Jade Moore and Coley Stapp.

Providence Christian School recently graduated an all-girl group of seniors. Pictured are Cathryn Denard, Emily Gainer, Jade Moore and Coley Stapp.

OXFORD -- Providence Christian School graduated an all-girls senior class this year.

On May 25, four students graduated as the school's Class of 2013. Each plans to attend college beginning in the fall.

Graduates Cathryn Denard, Emily Gainer, Jade Moore and Coley Stapp participated in such activities as basketball, chorus and drama while at the Oxford-based school, which teaches a classical-methodology that blends high academic standards and Christian character.

Denard plans to attend the University of Montevallo in Alabama in the fall to study art and new media to eventually become an animator, while Gainer will enroll at Belmont University in Nashville to study communications, and afterward, she hopes to attend law school. Both Moore and Stapp plan to attend Georgia Perimeter College in the fall.

While at Providence, the students took classes like Latin, calculus and physics while completing a 20-page thesis paper that was delivered in front of fellow students. Its defense on an argument of their assigned topic was delivered in front of a panel of teachers, staff, board members and community members.

The school is located at 252 Byrd Road in Oxford and is under the direction of Headmaster Ty Hensley. This year, it added a new building for its middle and high school students; the school serves prekindergarten through 12th grades.

It is accredited by the Georgia Accreditation Commission. The school also is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International and The Association of Classical & Christian Schools.