Class of 2017 to Gather for In-Person Graduation
MERIDIAN, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA), a statewide online public charter school,
will celebrate the Class of 2017 with three in-person graduation
ceremonies across the state.
Reese Beard and Elijah Newberry are co-valedictorians of the Class of
2017, and Gabriel Steward is the salutatorian. This is the ninth
graduating class from Idaho Virtual Academy.
Collectively, IDVA’s 159 graduates have been offered more than $170,000
in college scholarships. Students have reported that they will attend
colleges and universities across the country, including Boise State
University, College of Western Idaho, University of Idaho, Eastern Idaho
Technical College, Lewis-Clark State College, Brigham Young
University-Idaho, College of Southern Idaho, College of Idaho, College
of Western Idaho, North Idaho College, Northwest Nazarene University,
Washington State University, Baylor University, Seattle University,
Howard College, WyoTech and University of Wyoming.
“Graduation is such a special day for our students,” said Kelly
Edginton, head of school for Idaho Virtual Academy. “We are so proud of
our graduates, and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for each of
IDVA 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.
IDVA will hold three graduation ceremonies across the state. Media is
welcome to attend. Details are as follows:
Northern Idaho Graduation Ceremony
Monday, May 22, 2017 – 6
Schuler Performing Arts Center
1000 W. Garden Ave.
d’Alene, ID 83814
Southern Idaho Graduation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 –
707 Fern St.
Nampa, ID 83686
Southeastern Idaho Graduation Ceremony
Friday, June 2, 2017
– 6 p.m.
Hillcrest High School Auditorium
2800 Owen St.
About Idaho Virtual Academy
Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA) is an online public charter school serving
students statewide in kindergarten through 12th grade. As part of the
Idaho public school system, IDVA 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. Learn more at http://idva.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.
Jessica Schuler, 571-405-2211