LUSK, Wyo., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA), an accredited, tuition-free, online public school, honored the Class of 2016 at a graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21, at the Niobrara County High School in Lusk. This year, more than 31 students received their high school diplomas from WYVA, which is a public school program of Niobrara County School District #1 and is available to all Wyoming students.
The online curriculum used at WYVA is rigorous and engaging, including courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as over 100 elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. College- or career-minded students can choose from a broad range of profession-focused CTE courses in order to gain a competitive edge for the future, discover their path after high school or explore a possible college major.
"Our graduates are embarking on their next journey –higher education, technical training, service experience or the first steps in a career," said Nicole Tiley, Head of School at Wyoming Virtual Academy. "We are so proud to have been part of their preparation for that journey and of the way these students have learned to thrive and take initiative."
Tina Borcher delivered an address to the graduates during the ceremony, which also included a formal presentation of diplomas. Many WYVA teachers and staff were in attendance to recognize the students' achievements. Graduates are expected to pursue higher education at institutions including University of Wyoming, Ohio State University, Colorado State University and Wyoming Community College
WYVA senior (Name) Thomas Mitchell is this year's Valedictorian, and he addressed his fellow graduates at the ceremony. He plans to attend the University of Wyoming and study computer science.
For more information about Wyoming Virtual Academy, visit http://wyva.k12.com/
About Wyoming Virtual Academy
Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA) is an accredited, full-time online public school that serves Wyoming students in grades K through 12. A school program of Niobrara County School District #1, WYVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about WYVA, visit http://wyva.k12.com/.
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