AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA), a statewide online public school program authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission serving grades 7-12, will celebrate the Class of 2017 at a graduation ceremony on Friday, June 9 at the Augusta Civic Center. This is the second graduating class for the school, which opened in 2015.
The Class of 2017 comprises of 51 graduates. Students plan to pursue higher education at colleges and universities including: University of Southern Maine, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, George Mason University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Toledo, Southern Maine Community College, York County Community College, and Columbus College of Art and Design, among others.
Sarah Penney and Will Napolitan will serve as co-valedictorians. Mary Smart is the salutatorian. Penney plans to attend the University of Maine. Napolitan plans to attend University College at Rockland and Smart plans to attend Eastern Maine Community College.
Co-valedictorians Penney and Napolitan will address the class, as will Head of School Dr. Melinda Browne.
MEVA faculty will present academic awards in core subjects including mathematics, science, English, social studies, and art. “Most improved” awards will also be awarded.
MEVA students leverage a rigorous online curriculum. Students can choose from the diverse middle and high school K12 course catalogue, including many electives not offered in traditional schools. Each student has greater freedom to progress through lessons at his or her own pace, while receiving quality instruction, support and individual attention from teachers.
Details of the commencement are as follows:
Maine Virtual Academy Graduation Ceremony
Friday, June 9, 2017
Augusta Civic Center
76 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
About Maine Virtual Academy
Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA) is a full-time online public school program that serves students in grades 7 through 12. Authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission, MEVA is available tuition-free to students in the state of Maine and utilizes the curriculum from K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for grades K-12. For more information about MEVA, visit meva.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.