By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
DCHS senior graduates college
Barnes first DeKalb student to earn degree before graduation
ashley barnes w L
BARNES - photo by Photo by Tena Edwards
Ashley Barnes, a 17-year-old DCHS senior, will become the first DeKalb County student in history to earn a college degree before graduating high school when she receives her diploma Friday.Barnes graduated from Motlow State community college with a two-year associate’s degree in general studies on May 10 “I've been taking college classes since I was 14. I started in the summer my freshman year. A few classes here, a few classes there, and after four years of doing that every summer and every semester they begin to add up,” Barnes told the Review.“At the beginning of my senior year we started calculating and I was like. wow, I can graduate with a degree.