After numerous days of speculations, Pledis Entertainment confirmed that Jooyeon will be graduating from After School.
On December 31st, Pledis Entertainment updated After School’s official homepage announcing that the decision has been made by the agency and Jooyeon herself. It was decided that Jooyeon will be officially graduating from After School and is scheduled to take a break from the play, The Man From Earth.
A graduation ceremony, along with a fan meeting, will be scheduled by the agency and will be announced on a later date.
It was previously reported that Jooyeon will be graduating from After School as her contract expires today. She is described to be looking forward to trying various activities including acting once she leaves the group.
With Jooyeon’s graduation, Jungah will be the only remaining 1st generation member following Soyoung, Bekah, and Kahi’s departure in 2009, 2011, and 2012 respectively.
Source: After School Japan