Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA) will celebrate the 150 members of its
Class of 2019 at an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18
in Edmond. A tuition-free online public charter school authorized by the
Statewide Virtual Charter School Board, OVCA is available to students
across the state.
“We are so proud of our graduating seniors,” said Sheryl Tatum, OVCA’s
Head of School. “They have worked hard to accomplish their goals, and
each of them represents what is possible when students are connected
with a learning environment that meets their unique needs.”
OVCA 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
$200,000 in scholarships, and report having been accepted to a number of
higher education institutions, including: Oklahoma State University,
Oklahoma University, Oral Roberts University, Rose State College,
Suffolk University, and Tulsa Community College.
Oklahoma State Representative Dr. Carl Newton (House District 58) will
deliver the commencement’s keynote address.
“You should be congratulated on this accomplishment,” said
Representative Newton, in a message to the Class of 2019. “Despite the
many demands on you, through the online opportunities, you were able to
reach this milestone, setting you on a path for continued success.”
OVCA 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. OVCA also offers student clubs, field trips and
social outings to foster a sense of school community, such as this
week’s graduation celebration.
Details of the ceremony are as follows:
WHAT: Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy 2019 Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: First Baptist
Church, 1300 E 33rd Street, Edmond, OK 73013
About Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy
Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA) is an AdvancEd accredited,
full-time online public charter school authorized by the Statewide
Virtual Charter School Board and serving Oklahoma students in
kindergarten through 12th grade. As part of the Oklahoma public school
system, OVCA 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. For more information about OVCA, visit ovca.k12.com.