CCHS Purple Heart Award

North Carolina is home to a large population of active duty, guard, reserve, and veteran armed service members, and the state’s public schools reflect that. In 2019, The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction launched the Purple Star Award Designation initiative to recognize the state’s strong military presence and its support for military families. The Purple Star designation is awarded to schools that demonstrate military-friendly practices and a commitment to military students and families.

As of October 22, 2022, 393 out of 1051 23.9% of CCHS students are military-connected. 

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