HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--K12 International Academy (iCademy), an accredited online private school open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade worldwide, will honor the Class of 2019 with a graduation ceremony on Friday, June 28. Unlike traditional high school commencement celebrations, iCademy’s ceremony will take place online.
This year, nearly 200 students from more than 30 states and 8 countries will graduate from iCademy. Collectively, members of the Class of 2019 report they have been offered more than $2.7 million in higher education scholarships, and have been accepted to colleges and universities around the world.
“This year’s graduating class represents all that is possible when students are given a chance to explore an education pathway that is right for them,” said Leslie Smith, iCademy’s head of school. “As they have connected with their teachers and peers in the online classroom, they have forged their own educational journey. Graduation may mark the end of one chapter, but each student has found the tools they need to succeed in whatever comes next.”
Graduating seniors report they have been accepted to two- and four-year colleges and universities across the country, including: Baylor University, Clemson University, Columbia University, Fordham University, Ohio State University, Spelman College, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, University of California – Los Angeles, University of Hawaii, and Virginia Tech.
Yaseen Abdel-Hakim will serve as the Class of 2019 valedictorian and plans to attend the University of Houston. The Class of 2019 salutatorian is Meredith Dalrymple, who plans to attend Seton Hall University. Both students, along with 2018 alumnus Sanjeev Seenath, will address the graduating seniors, staff, family and friends during Friday’s online ceremony.
About K12 International Academy
K12 International Academy (iCademy) is a private online college preparatory school for students worldwide in kindergarten through 12th grade. K12 International Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) and is recognized as a diploma-granting institution by the Virginia Council for Private Education. Credentialed teachers deliver a personalized education experience using the online classroom platform provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN). Multiple enrollment start dates are available throughout the year for full-time and part-time students. Learn more at www.icademy.com.