Graduation Project Overview

North Carolina Graduation Project

Overview

Research

  • - 5 - 8 pages (Standard): 8-10 pages (Honors) -  double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font
  • - Minimum of 5 sources: 1 must be mentor interview, 2 must be non-internet sources
  • - MLA documentation
  • - Topic outline
  • - Works cited page
  • - Free from plagiarism (result:  automatic failure on paper)

Project

  • - Must be related to research
  • - Minimum of 10 hours: Must have a minimum of 3 hours and 3 contacts with mentor.
  • - Time logs required as documentation of hours
  • - Photographic record of project progress suggested (show different stages of your project, product, and your learning)
  • - Falsification of any kind during the NCGP process will be dealt with by the Graduation Project Committee and can result in failure of the course

Presentation

  • - Project Overview completed for judges 
  • - 5-8 minute time limit
  • - Judged on content, delivery, and product
  • - Project assignments count as 30% of each nine weeks grade