HOUSTON, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Minnesota Virtual Academy (MNVA), a tuition-free public school program of Houston Public Schools serving students statewide in kindergarten through 12th grade, will celebrate the Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 6th, 2021.
“Our students have proven their resiliency this school year,” said Superintendent of Houston Public Schools and MNVA Head of School Krin Abraham. “After a year that hasn’t been easy for communities across our state, these students are proving their determination to achieve their full potential. I am excited to celebrate all of their hard work when they turn their tassels during our virtual ceremony.”
This year, MNVA will graduate nearly 154 students. Collectively, the Class of 2021 reports receiving scholarships of more than $470,000. Graduating seniors have been accepted to trade schools, colleges and universities across the country, including: the University of Minnesota, Brigham Young University, University of Colorado, and Bethel University.
MNVA students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives that prepare them for college and careers, including the Stride Career Prep program. Live online classes are taught by state-licensed teachers, who work closely with families and students to ensure academic success, encourage students to discover their passions, and empower them to achieve their dreams.
Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:
WHAT: Minnesota Virtual Academy 2021 Graduation Ceremony
WHEN: Sunday, June 6th, 2021 | 2 PM CST
WHERE: Virtual (link available upon request)
About Minnesota Virtual Academy
Minnesota Virtual Academy (MNVA) is a tuition-free online public school program of Houston Public Schools that serves students in grades K through 12. A Minnesota Department of Education-approved provider of online education, MNVA gives parents and families the choice to access the curriculum and tools provided by K12, a Stride company (NYSE: LRN). Stride offers learners of all ages a more effective way to learn and build their skills for the future. For more information about MNVA, visit mnva.k12.com.
Associate, Corporate Communications
Source: Stride, Inc.