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Virtual Schools Hoosier Academy & Insight School of Indiana Celebrate Graduates with In-Person Commencement Ceremony

Hoosier Academy (Hoosier), and Insight School of Indiana (ISIN), two online public-schools serving K-12 students throughout the state, will celebrate the Class of 2019 at an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 8th. The ceremony will take place at 12:30 pm at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Indianapolis.

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Many assume that attending an online public school like Hoosier or ISIN means that students miss out on the ‘real’ high school experiences, but this in-person graduation proves quite the opposite.

This year, Hoosier and ISIN will graduate around 125 students, over 16% more than 2018.

Collectively, 51% of the class reports having been accepted to colleges and universities across the country, including: Ball State, IUPUI, Columbus State University, and Southwestern Michigan.

And over a third of graduates will directly enter the workforce with jobs or training at places such as: Siemens, Subaru, Valeo Automotive, and the Indiana School of Phlebotomy.

“Hoosier and ISIN’s Class of 2019 has shown the determination in their education that will serve them well in college, the workforce, and beyond,” said Elizabeth Lamey, head of school for both Hoosier and ISIN. “We couldn’t be prouder of our talented graduates and we’re excited about everything that lies ahead for them.”

Abigail Villagomez, who graduated mid-term as a Junior, will serve as Salutatorian and continue to attend Ivy Tech, pursuing the Biology TSAP program. Abigail, as well as Ms. Lamey, will be available for media interviews.

Students enroll in virtual school for a number of reasons, including those looking to escape bullying, some who may have fallen academically off track, or those looking for an alternative to the traditional brick-and-mortar classroom setting. Hoosier and ISIN 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.

Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:

WHAT: Hoosier Academy & Insight School of Indiana 2019 Graduation Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 12:30 PM EDT
WHERE: Scottish Rite Cathedral, 650 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

About Hoosier Academy

Hoosier Academy, a tuition-free, public charter school authorized by Ball State University, offers a blend of online learning and face-to-face instruction through Hoosier Academies Indianapolis, a K-12 blended learning school. With Hoosier Academies, families have access to the curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of proprietary technology-powered online solutions for students in kindergarten through high school. For more information about Hoosier Academy, visit ha.k12.com.

About Insight School of Indiana

Insight School of Indiana (ISIN) is a tuition-free, public charter school authorized by Ball State University that serves students in grades 7-12. As part of the Indiana public school system, ISIN is tuition-free and gives parents and families the choice to access the engaging curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ISIN, visit: in.insightschools.net.

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