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Alabama Virtual Academy to Hold Commencement Ceremony

Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA-ECS) will celebrate the Class of 2018 at an in-person commencement ceremony on Friday, May 18, alongside the graduating class from Eufaula High School. An online public school program authorized by the Alabama State Department of Education and the Eufaula City Schools, ALVA-ECS is available tuition-free to students across the state.

Of this year’s graduating class of 26 ALVA-ECS students, ten are graduating as members of the National Honors Society. Collectively, the class reports having been offered more than $230,000 in scholarships, and reports having been accepted to colleges and universities across the country, including: University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of Montevallo, University of West Alabama, Champlain University, Florida Southern University and Wallace Community College.

“At ALVA-ECS, our online platform offers students a learning environment that best supports their unique needs and sets them up for long term success,” says Head of School Kayleen Marble. “We are proud of the Class of 2018 and all they have accomplished, and we can’t wait to see what they achieve as alumni.”

ALVA-ECS 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. ALVA-ECS also offers student clubs, field trips, social outings, community service opportunities and other activities to foster a sense of school community, such as this week’s graduation ceremony. ALVA-ECS graduates earn their high school diplomas as they explore their interests in a personalized, online learning environment.

Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:

WHAT: Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools 2018 Graduation Ceremony
WHEN: Friday, May 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Eufaula High School Football Field – 530 Lake Drive, Eufaula, AL, 36027

About K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered millions of courses over the past decade. K12 provides online and blended education solutions to charter schools, public school districts, private schools, and directly to families. The K12 program is offered through more than 70 partner public schools, and through school districts and public and private schools has served students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information can be found at K12.com.

About Eufaula City Schools

Established in 1872, Eufaula City Schools is the oldest city school district in Alabama and is the heartbeat of this beautiful southeast Alabama city. Eufaula City Schools is a progressive district providing many academic, enrichment, and technical opportunities for students and teachers while maintaining the values and traditions of the best in public schools. More information can be found at www.eufaulacityschools.org or https://youtu.be/bNhbdkiFyAY. Eufaula City Schools also has Facebook and Twitter pages.

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