School for Learning Disabilities Announces the First Valedictorian for the School

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Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for learning disabilities, announced the school’s first Valedictorian. One student was chosen from the 2013 graduating class to represent Cumberland as the first to receive the award.

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'We are thrilled that Daniel Inskeep has been the first student to earn the honor of Valedictorian of the Cumberland Academy of Georgia graduating class,' said Don Sasso, Principal of Cumberland Academy of Georgia.

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a special needs school located in Atlanta, recently announced the first Valedictorian for the school. The graduating class of 2013 represents nine students that have graduated from the Academy for special needs students. This year, Cumberland chose one student from the graduating class to represent the school as the Valedictorian. To qualify for the prestigious award, the student must have attended Cumberland for a minimum of two years, contributed time and energy to improving the learning environment at Cumberland, and achieved a high level of academic success. This year, the award went to Daniel Inskeep.

Inskeep received a special award during graduation and was given the opportunity to speak to students and parents in attendance. In his acceptance speech, Inskeep was grateful to parents and teachers for supporting him throughout his years at Cumberland. Following graduation, Inskeep will represent Cumberland at the annual Governor’s Reception for Valedictorians this summer.

“We are thrilled that Daniel Inskeep has been the first student to earn the honor of Valedictorian of the Cumberland Academy of Georgia graduating class,” said Don Sasso, Principal of Cumberland Academy of Georgia. “Daniel truly represents the qualities that we seek to develop and affirm in our students, i.e. academic excellence, school pride, good citizenship and service to Cumberland and the greater community.”

Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of students in grades four through twelve who have high-functioning Autism, Asperger’s, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities. Cumberland was founded in 2008 by Debbi and Matthew Scarborough, and is a fully accredited, independent, non-profit school that seeks to provide a safe and supportive academic atmosphere for its students. Cumberland accepts applications year round. To schedule a family tour, please contact Terri Brooks, Director of Admissions at 404-835-9000 or email admissions(at)cumberlandacademy(dot)org. To learn more about Cumberland Academy of Georgia, please visit http://www.cumberlandacademy.org.

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