MIDWEST CITY, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA), an online public charter school authorized by the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board, will hold an in-person graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 20, at 1 p.m. at the Choctaw High School Performing Arts Center.
Nearly 100 high school seniors will graduate from OVCA, which provides students statewide in kindergarten through 12th grade with a learning environment that works for them. The range of classes, extracurricular activities and supportive community give students of all abilities and backgrounds the chance to thrive. OVCA’s robust gifted and talented program challenges advanced learners, while the broad range of profession-focused courses provides students with a competitive edge.
Zechariah Walker is the valedictorian of the Class of 2017, and Zachary Johnson is the salutatorian. Joe Dorman, CEO of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy and former state representative, will deliver remarks to the graduating class, and OVCA teachers and staff will be in attendance to recognize the students’ achievements.
“Today is an exciting day, and we have so much to celebrate,” said Sheryl Tatum, head of school at Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy. “I am so proud of each of our graduates and can’t wait to see what’s next for them.”
OVCA graduates have reported that they will attend colleges and universities across the state, including the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City Community College and the University of Central Oklahoma.
Media are welcome at this event. Details are as follows:
Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, May 20, 2017 – 1 p.m.
Choctaw High School Performing Arts Center
14300 NE 10th ST
Choctaw, OK 73020
About Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy
Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA) is an accredited, full-time online public charter school authorized by the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board and serving Oklahoma students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As part of the Oklahoma public school system, OVCA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about OVCA, visit http://ovca.k12.com.
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.