MONROE — Central Academy of Technology and Arts held a graduation ceremony for their Class of 2021 on Thursday (June 4) morning in Walter Bickett Stadium.

Central Academy opened in 2006 and held its first graduation in 2009. The magnet school allows students to “have a major course of study in an academy of their choice that will give them a head start towards their future careers in life,” according to the school’s Wikipedia page. The academies include Information Systems (software, hardware, and cybersecurity), Medical Sciences, Performing Arts (theater, dance, and music production and recording arts), Pre-Engineering, and Transportation Systems.