What makes a great high school??? Receiving an award like Weddington High School - they won the award for having the high number of students graduate in the senior class for the entire state of North Carolina. This is what I love sharing with people who want to living in Weddington, Union County, a suburb of Charlotte, NC; this award boasts that 93.3% of the students who began 9th grade at Weddington High in 2004 finishe school with a diploma in 4 years. Statewide the rate was 70%. A strong parent participation and level of education is exemplified by the students and expectation of teachers is monumental. The strong foundation was developed through a beginning stage at Wesley Chapel Elementary in the early 1990's where children was loved and cared for and there was great parent participation. These students are finishing their years of education with the same high standards. Needless to say, we are a school with some of the same challenges as other schools but the parent's and their active participation in their students have made the difference. Keep holding the students to the high standards you expect.