Online School Students Moving onto Colleges, Universities and Beyond
WAYNE, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Agora Cyber Charter School, a public cyber charter school, held its fourth graduation ceremony honoring 242 seniors who successfully completed the online high school course requirements and received their diplomas.
Graduation took place at 7pm Thursday evening at the West Shore Evangelical Church and Conference Center in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Approximately 150 of the graduating seniors from around the state attended donning cap and gown.
K12 Inc. Founder and CEO Ron Packard delivered this year's keynote address to the largest class of students Agora has graduated thus far. K12, the nation's largest provider of online school programs for students in kindergarten through high school, provides its high quality curriculum and school services to the Agora Cyber Charter School.
The valedictorian speech was presented by Darian Kiger, who will attend York College to major in professional writing with a minor in music. Ms. Kiger was awarded the presidential award scholarship and the dean academic scholarship from York College as well as the shining star scholarship from Agora Cyber Charter School.
Agora students will further their education at schools in Pennsylvania and around the country such as Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Laurel Business Institute and Susquehanna University.
Agora Board President Travis Gery said, "The growth of online charter schools graduating more and more impressive students is proof positive of the need for high quality public school options like Agora Cyber Charter School. Innovative education will help our children continue to excel in the future. On behalf of the Agora board members, teachers and staff, congratulations to our 2010 graduating senior class. We are very proud of you."
At Agora, learning can happen at home, on the road, or wherever an Internet connection can be found. While attendance, teacher interaction, and daily lessons are conducted online, Agora's lessons also use physical materials and offline tools as well. Agora is a public school open to all Pennsylvania students in grades K-12.
The Agora Cyber Charter School uses the original K12 curriculum to offer Pennsylvania students in grades K-12 an exceptional learning experience. The Agora Cyber Charter School and K12 provide the tools kids need to succeed—in school and beyond. For further information on Agora visit: www.agora.org
K12 Inc. is a technology-based learning company that offers curriculum and educational services created for online delivery to students in kindergarten through 12th grade, or K-12. For further information on K12 visit: www.K12.com
SOURCE Agora Cyber Charter School