Hoosier Academies Celebrates 2012 Graduating Class
Online students plan to attend top universities across the state
INDIANAPOLIS, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoosier Academies, a tuition-free public charter school authorized by Ball State University, honored its graduates from its Indianapolis campus during a 2012 graduation ceremony that took place this past Saturday, June 9 at Indianapolis Marion County Public Library. Hoosier Academies Indianapolis is a blended learning program where students enjoy face-to-face instruction with state-certified teachers for part of the week, while the remainder of weekly instruction is facilitated through dynamic online lessons.
Among the graduates are three recipients of the Governor Mitch Daniel Scholarship, awarded each year to students in Indiana who complete their high school diploma in their Junior Year. Those students will receive scholarships from the State of Indiana to cover their first year of college academic expenses. Other graduates include a winner of a full academic scholarship to Indiana-Wesleyan University, one with a partial scholarship to Purdue University, and a student going on to pursue a career as a professional pair figure skater.
"We're so proud of each of our graduates and they are truly a diverse group of young people," said Tora Townsend, Director of Secondary Academics. "Hoosier Academies is more than just a top-notch school; we're a community. Our teachers work to motivate students academically while building up their character and commitment to excellence in all that they do. During the graduation ceremony we recognized not only the achievements of the students and teachers, but also the encouragement and support of their families, who directly contributed to crafting such an amazing program."
Hoosier Academies uses the award-winning curriculum developed by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) to offer Indiana students in grades K–12 an exceptional learning experience. With an individualized learning approach and the K12 curriculum, students receive all the tools they need to succeed, both in school and beyond. Enrollment is still open for the 2012-2013 academic school year, and all interested families are encouraged to visit www.k12.com/ha for more information.
About Hoosier Academies
Hoosier Academies is a tuition-free public charter school authorized by Ball State University, Office of Charter Schools. As a public charter school, Hoosier Academies provides the structure, administrative support, oversight, accountability and state testing required of all Indiana public schools, in addition to offering individualized learning. Hoosier Academies operates three programs, giving families the option to select the one that best fits their needs:
- Hoosier Academies Indianapolis – serving grades K to 12
- Hoosier Academies Muncie – serving grades K to 8
- Hoosier Academies Virtual School – serving grades K to 11
Our active, supportive school community organizes fun and informative monthly activities at which Hoosier Academies parents, students and staff share successes, helpful hints and more. For more information, please visit: www.k12.com/ha
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