North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), an online public charter school
authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, will
celebrate the Class of 2019 during an in-person commencement ceremony on
Wednesday, June 12th. The ceremony will take place at the
Kings Park International Church in Durham.
Many assume that attending an online public school like NCVA means that
students miss out on “real” high school experiences, but this in-person
graduation proves quite the opposite. This year, the school will
graduate more than 50 students.
This year’s valedictorian is Noah Homan who has plans to attend North
Carolina State University where he will study computer science. Because
of NCVA’s dual enrollment program, Noah will graduate from high school
with more than a full year of college credits.
Collectively, the Class of 2019 reports it has been accepted to trade
schools, colleges and universities across the country including: Elon
University, Campbell University, the University of North Carolina
Asheville, Guilford Technical Community College, Wingate University,
Sandhills Community College, College of Coastal Georgia, North Carolina
A&T State University, and Durham Technical Community College.
“Every year, our goal is to help students realize their highest levels
of academic achievement. I’m so proud to say our graduates this year
have exceeded this goal,” said NCVA Head of School Joel Medley. “NCVA’s
Class of 2019 is poised for a promising future—in college, in their
careers, and beyond.”
Students enroll in NCVA for a number of reasons—some are looking to
escape bullying, some may have fallen academically off track, and others
are looking for an alternative to the traditional brick-and-mortar
classroom setting. NCVA students access a robust online curriculum in
the core subjects of math, science, English language arts, history, art
and music and a host of electives, and attend live virtual classes
taught by state-licensed teachers.
“As a native North Carolinian, nothing gives me greater pride than
seeing our state’s best and brightest achieve their dreams,” said North
Carolina Senator Todd Johnson, NCVA’s graduation speaker. “I’m looking
forward to seeing what the future has in store for these talented
Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:
WHAT: North Carolina Virtual Academy 2019 Graduation Ceremony
June 12, 2019 10:00 AM
WHERE: Kings Park International
Church, 1305 Odyssey Drive, Durham, NC 27713
About North Carolina Virtual Academy
North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) is a full-time online public
charter school authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public
Instruction that serves students in grades K-12. As an authorized public
charter school program in North Carolina, NCVA is tuition-free, and
gives families the choice to access curriculum and tools provided by K12
Inc. (NYSE: LRN). For more information about NCVA, visit ncva.k12.com.