MIDWEST CITY, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK), a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 7-12, will celebrate the Class of 2017 at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 18, at the First Baptist Church of Edmond.
Forty-six high school seniors who learned online will graduate from the school, which offers a comprehensive education approach with targeted support specifically for struggling students. ISOK’s state-certified teachers provide assistance helping students fill in skill gaps and move toward high school graduation, which makes this event particularly meaningful for ISOK students and families.
“Our students have all worked so hard to reach this significant milestone,” said Sheryl Tatum, head of school at Insight School of Oklahoma. “We set out to help students who have experienced setbacks get back on track toward their high school diploma, and this year’s graduates prove that with hard work and support, you can meet your full potential.”
Jesseca Lee Seals is the Class of 2017 valedictorian and Ruby Ann Cheatwood is the salutatorian. Seals will address her classmates, while Alan Eldridge, human resources manager for K12’s Central Region, will also deliver remarks. Additionally, ISOK teachers and staff will be in attendance to recognize the students’ achievements.
The Class of 2017 has been offered more than $70,000 in college scholarships. The graduates report that they have been accepted to a number of colleges and universities, including Brigham Young University, Oklahoma State University, Oral Roberts University, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Moore Norman Tech Center, Kiamichi Technology Center, OSU Institute of Technology, Elite Academy, Rose State College, University of Central Oklahoma and Tulsa University. In addition, one graduate will be joining the U.S. Marines.
ISOK’s students have built strong relationships with their classmates during their time with the school. They interact with each other through their virtual classrooms, as well as discussion threads and instant messaging. In addition, ISOK offers many in-person activities throughout the school year, including field trips and dances. Graduation allows the students to celebrate their accomplishment together.
Media are welcome at the event. Details are as follows:
Insight School of Oklahoma Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Edmond
1300 E 33rd Street
Edmond, OK 73013
About Insight School of Oklahoma
Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK) is an accredited, full-time online public school that serves at-risk students in grades 7-12 throughout the state. As part of the Oklahoma public school system, ISOK is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ISOK, visit http://ok.insightschools.net.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company consisting of thousands of online school educators providing instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. The K12 program is offered through K12 partner public schools in 33 states and the District of Columbia, and through private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information can be found at K12.com.