Overview:Girls Preparatory School, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, creates leaders by engaging the mind, stimulating the spirit, instilling values and self-confidence, and challenging girls to recognize their membership in the global community. In the all-girl environment where girls experience close connections to faculty and to each other, girls learn to share their opinions with confidence, take intellectual risks, and understand the strength within them to have influence. In this all-girl environment, girls thrive. The school serves 600 girls in grades 6-12 from southeast Tennessee and northeast Georgia. Among its unique features is an integrated iPad and laptop program that incorporates interactive e-textbooks and dynamic educational applications that guide students in collecting, assimilating, and communicating knowledge. The global education initiative encourages students to become active world citizens and to engage in learning that broadens their intellectual horizons and deepens their understanding of the world’s issues. In the classroom, faculty members foster both intellect and character in each girl while teaching girls the skills they need to sustain their authenticity and purpose in an ever-changing world.