A Pella High School senior was among 36 across Central Iowa earning an associate’s degree from DMACC before receiving a high school diploma. Jonathan Carlo participated in the Career Advantage Program during his four years at Pella High School. Students receiving an Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree have earned at least 64 college credits over their high school career. Students have the option of taking classes in their home high school, online or may attend one of DMACC’s seven Career Academies. Carlo has been active during his time in high school, competing as a four-year varsity member of the Pella boys soccer team, working in the Culinary Arts Apprenticeship through Central College, performing with the Marching Dutch, Pella Jazz II, and orchestra, and serving as an Eagle Scout.