Carter Popson piloted his decked out Toyota truck into the parking on the first day of school at Sanderson High School on Aug. 24, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Popson and other members of the Class of 2016 took part in the annual Senior Caravan of cars entering the school parking lot beneath an archway of ballons. Sanderson’s graduation rate rose 7.7 percentage points to 89.1 percent in the 2015-16 school year.
Carter Popson piloted his decked out Toyota truck into the parking on the first day of school at Sanderson High School on Aug. 24, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Popson and other members of the Class of 2016 took part in the annual Senior Caravan of cars entering the school parking lot beneath an archway of ballons. Sanderson’s graduation rate rose 7.7 percentage points to 89.1 percent in the 2015-16 school year. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Carter Popson piloted his decked out Toyota truck into the parking on the first day of school at Sanderson High School on Aug. 24, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Popson and other members of the Class of 2016 took part in the annual Senior Caravan of cars entering the school parking lot beneath an archway of ballons. Sanderson’s graduation rate rose 7.7 percentage points to 89.1 percent in the 2015-16 school year. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
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