Jun 24, 2015, 06:00 ET
ASHBURN, Va., June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an online college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, will recognize the Class of 2015 on Saturday, June 27, in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom at the GWU Foggy Bottom Campus. This year, twenty-nine students will receive their high school diploma from GWUOHS.
The GWUOHS Class of 2015 earned a combined total of more than one million dollars in college scholarships. Graduates are expected to pursue higher education at institutions including Bryn Mawr, The George Washington University, Rutgers, University of California-Berkeley and New York University, among others. The commencement speaker for the ceremony on Saturday will be Dr. David Pelizzari, Vice President of Content and Curriculum at K12 Inc. and a founding board member at GWUOHS.
GWUOHS is an online college preparatory academy for motivated students who are willing to be challenged to become the best students and persons they can be. By combining the award-winning curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) with small class sizes and intensive college counseling, students receive a flexible, individualized education attuned to their own needs and goals.
"We are proud to send our 2015 graduates forth to contribute significantly, responsibly, and respectfully in a global society," said Staci Kimmons, Head of School at The George Washington University Online High School. "Each graduate has completed not only the rigorous course requirements, but also a Capstone project. They are truly prepared to be citizens of the world."
GWUOHS provides courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses, and the innovative Journeys Symposium, a seven year sequence of courses that promotes self-awareness, leadership, service, and personal success. Counselors work with each student to develop his or her own Individualized Academic Plan (IAP), with personalized learning strategies that take full advantage of the range of course offerings and reflect assessments of skills, aptitude, and future goals. Upon matriculation The George Washington University (GW) provides GWUOHS students with unique benefits, including a dedicated admissions director to assist GWUOHS students with the university admissions process.
GWUOHS is currently enrolling students for Fall 2015. More information on the school, the upcoming community events, and how to apply can be found online here: http://www.gwuohs.com/.
About The George Washington University Online High School
The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) is a full-time online private school accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. GWUOHS serves students in grades 6 through 12. GWUOHS gives 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 GWUOHS, visit http://www.gwuohs.com/.
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