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Press Release 5/21/21: York Prep Announces Collegiate Athletic Pathways Program

York Preparatory Academy, a National Blue Ribbon Award winning public charter school in Rock Hill, announces the creation of their Collegiate Athletic Pathways program launching in the 2021/22 school year. The Collegiate Athletic Pathways program begins in Kindergarten and continues through senior year allowing students to obtain the skills, character, and determination needed to put students on their individual path of success. 

  • The Elementary and Middle School program combines PE curriculum, strength and conditioning classes, and sports specific summer programs to prepare students for high school and college athletics.
  • York Prep announces the hiring of Adam McGugan, Strength and Conditioning Coach and former collegiate athlete at North Carolina State. 
  • High School students enrolled in our Collegiate Athletic Pathway Program will receive instruction on athletic film creation, develop an athlete social media presence, develop a college recruitment plan, and receive college recruitment assistance in partnership with the student’s family. The High School program will expand elective offerings to include strength and conditioning, digital art, and business classes as well as advisory support for student athletes.

The Collegiate Athletic Pathways program at York Prep is one of multiple pathways at the school which enable our students to have the skills, knowledge, and determination necessary to succeed in their chosen post-secondary pursuits and in life. Among the 2020/21 High School Graduates, 45 students or 40% of York Prep’s seniors have participated in one of the following pathways: HS Diploma with College Associates Degree, HS Diploma with Auto Repair Certificate, HS Diploma with Building Construction and Trades Certificate, HS Diploma with Industrial Maintenance Certificate, HS Diploma with Nursing Care Certificate, HS Diploma with Patient Care Technician Certificate, HS Diploma with PC Technical Support Certificate, and HS Diploma with Welding Certificate. York Prep announces plans to launch a Band/Performing Arts Pathway in the future. For more information on York Prep’s High School Pathway Programs or their Dual Enrollment program with USC Lancaster, York Technical College, and Winthrop University, please visit their website at .