Click to copy
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
Click to copy
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from Business Wire
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Idaho Virtual Academy to Hold Commencement Ceremonies Across the State

May 20, 2019

MERIDIAN, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2019--

Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA) will celebrate the Class of 2019 with three in-person commencement ceremonies across the state. An accredited, tuition-free online public charter school, IDVA is available to students in grades K-12 across the state.

“We are so proud of our graduating seniors,” said Kelly Edginton, IDVA’s head of school. “Each student comes to IDVA with unique challenges and goals. It is an honor to help them turn those into unique opportunities and achievements. Our students have worked hard to accomplish their goals, and they are proof of what is possible when students are given a chance to succeed.”

IDVA graduates earn their high school diplomas in a personalized learning environment. Following graduation, members of the Class of 2019 will enroll in two- and four-year colleges and universities, enter military service, or join the full-time workforce.

Collectively, members of the class report having been offered more than $550,000 in scholarships and grants, and report having been accepted to a number of higher education institutions, including: Arizona State University, Boise State University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho, Brigham Young University, Gonzaga University, Treasure Valley Community College, and Washington State University.

IDVA students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives, and attend live virtual classes taught by state-licensed teachers. IDVA also offers field trips and social outings to foster a sense of school community, such as these annual graduation celebrations.

Details of the ceremonies are as follows:

Northern Idaho Graduation Ceremony
Monday, May 20, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. PDT
Kroc Center
1765 W. Golf Course Road
Coeur D’Alene, ID 83815

Southern Idaho Graduation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 22, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. MDT
Northwest Nazarene University Brandt Center
707 Fern Street
Nampa, ID 83686

Southeastern Idaho Graduation
Thursday, May 24, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. MDT
Blackfoot Performing Arts Center
870 S Fisher Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221

Edginton and graduating seniors will be available for media interviews.

About Idaho Virtual Academy

Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA) is an AdvancED-accredited online public charter school serving students statewide in kindergarten through 12th grade. As part of the Idaho public school system, IDVA is tuition-free, and gives 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 idva.k12.com.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190520005098/en/

CONTACT: Emily Riordan

Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications

K12 Inc.





SOURCE: Idaho Virtual Academy

Copyright Business Wire 2019.

PUB: 05/20/2019 11:00 AM/DISC: 05/20/2019 11:00 AM


All contents © copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.