Nevada Virtual Academy to Hold Commencement Ceremonies Across the State

Online School Honors Class of 2019 with Two In-Person Celebrations


LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nevada Virtual Academy (NVVA) will celebrate the Class of 2019 with two in-person commencement ceremonies across the state. An accredited, tuition-free online public charter school, NVVA is available to students in grades 6-12 across the state.

“On behalf of the NVVA community, I am so pleased to congratulate the Class of 2019 on all they have accomplished,” said Dr. Yolanda Hamilton, NVVA’s head of school. “Each family begins a new journey with us, and it has been our honor to help them discover their unique skills, talents and passions in the online learning classroom, and beyond.”

NVVA graduates earn their high school diplomas in a personalized learning environment. Following graduation, members of the Class of 2019 will enroll in two- and four-year colleges and universities, enter military service, or join the full-time workforce. Graduating seniors report having been accepted to higher education institutions across the country, including Emory University, Indiana State University, Spelman College, University of Nevada – Las Vegas, and University of Oregon.

More than 200 students will graduate from NVVA this year. 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. NVVA also offers field trips and social outings to foster a sense of school community, such as these annual graduation celebrations.

Details of the ceremonies are as follows:

Northern Nevada Graduation Ceremony
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. PDT
Nevada Museum of Art
160 W Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501

Las Vegas Graduation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 – 7:00 p.m. PDT
University of Nevada Las Vegas, Artemus Ham Concert Hall
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Dr. Hamilton and graduating seniors will be available for media interviews.

About Nevada Virtual Academy

Nevada Virtual Academy (NVVA) is an AdvancED-accredited online public charter school serving students statewide in 6th through 12th grade. As part of the Nevada public school system, NVVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. Learn more at


Emily Riordan
Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications
K12 Inc.

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