Ohio Virtual Academy to Hold In-Person Graduation Ceremony

MAUMEE, Ohio--()--Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA), a full-time, tuition-free, online public charter school for grades K-12, will celebrate the Class of 2017 at graduation on Saturday, June 3rd.

Maria Shappert is the Class of 2017 valedictorian and Madeline Connolly and RaeAnn Jent are co-salutatorians. Shappert already received her Associates in Business Management thanks to dual enrollment and plans to attend Ohio Christian University. Connolly plans to start at the University of Akron as a junior in the Accounting program, also thanks to dual enrollment. Jent plans to attend Cedarville University.

Collectively, OHVA’s 660 high school graduates report being offered over $1.52M in college scholarships and say they have been accepted the following colleges and universities: Ohio State University, University of Akron, University of Toledo, Kent State University, Cleveland State University, University of Cincinnati, and the University of Dayton, among others.

OHVA offers a rigorous and engaging curriculum that includes courses in language arts/English literature, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. State-certified teachers provide instruction, guidance and support, and regularly interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings.

The keynote speaker will be Darren Reed, K12’s Vice President of School Leadership Development.

Details of the commencement(s) are as follows:

Ohio Virtual Academy Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, June 3, 2017
10 a.m. (8th grade) and 1 p.m. (12th grade)
World Harvest Church
4595 Gender Rd
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

About Ohio Virtual Academy

Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA) is an accredited, full-time online public charter school authorized by the Ohio Council of Community Schools (OCCS) that serves students in grades K through 12. As part of the Ohio public school system, OHVA 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 proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs. For more information about OHVA, visit http://ohva.k12.com and follow on Facebook.

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.

Contacts

Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA)
Media Contact:
Donna Savarese
Director of Corporate Communications
703-436-3273
dsavarese@k12.com

Contacts

Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA)
Media Contact:
Donna Savarese
Director of Corporate Communications
703-436-3273
dsavarese@k12.com