SIMI VALLEY, Calif., June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For most high school students, graduation is not just a celebration of academic achievement but it is also a final farewell. But for students enrolled in the full-time, online charter school, Insight Schools of California (ISCA), graduation day is full of hellos and goodbyes.
More than 100 graduates will attend the ceremonies on June 22nd and 24th for ISCA students. At graduation, many of the faculty, teachers and students will be meeting each other for the first time outside of their online classrooms.
ISCA offers a tuition-free education with a unique and highly supportive approach to help students overcome obstacles and get back on track and excel in their schooling. At graduation, many of the students will be meeting each other for the first time outside of their online classrooms.
Addressing the graduates on June 22nd will be student-selected speakers Elizabeth Daly and Stephanie Martinez. ISCA provided Daly the support to catch-up in her school work after falling behind at a traditional school. After graduation she plans on purse training to become an Emergency Medical Technician. A parent to a one-year old and five month old, Martinez credits the flexible school environment of ISCA for enabling her to graduate from high school.
Student-selected speaker Rainisha Isom will address her peers at the June 24th ceremony. ISCA provided Isom the support to catch up in her school work after falling behind at a traditional school. After graduation she will be going into Job Corp in Utah to study Culinary Arts.
"The ISCA staff is so proud of our graduates and our students have much to celebrate," said Melissa Garcia, Director of Insight Schools of California. "I am so happy that our teachers and staff have been able to play a role in these students' lives. Each of our graduates has shown amazing persistence, I know they will do great things after graduation."
Media is invited to attend the celebrations and event details are provided below.
Insight School of California Graduation – Brea Location
Brea Community Center
659 Madison Avenue; Brea, CA 92821
June 22, 10:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M.
Insight School of California Graduation – Tracy Location
Terahishi Event Center
31400 S. Koster Road; Tracy, CA 95304
June 24, 2:00 P.M.
About Insight Schools of California
Insight Schools of California are full-time, tuition-free, online public charter schools for students in grades 9-12 who are behind in their education or need additional support to graduate from high school. The schools are available for students in Los Angeles, Imperial, Ventura, Orange, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties, and offer a comprehensive and holistic approach to learning to help students excel. Learn more at http://ca.insightschools.net
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SOURCE Insight Schools of California