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Insight School of Michigan Celebrates Graduates with In-Person Commencement Ceremony

May 28, 2019 GMT

LANSING, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2019--

Insight School of Michigan (ISMI), an online public-school serving K-12 students throughout the state, will celebrate the Class of 2019 at an in-person commencement ceremony on Friday May 31st. The ceremony will take place at 6 pm at the Grand Ledge High School Auditorium in Grand Ledge, MI.

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

This year, ISMI will graduate over 140 students, over 16% more than 2018.

Collectively, the class reports having been offered over $57,000 in scholarships and being accepted to colleges and universities across the country, including: Claflin University, Alabama State University, Jordan College of the Arts, University of Michigan-Flint, Columbia College of Chicago, and Central Michigan University.

“At ISMI, we know we’re preparing the next generation of leaders and we take that job very seriously,” said Teresa Boardman, head of school for ISMI. “Like most kids, they have struggled, and they have succeeded, but it is these life lessons that will set them up for success as they begin the next chapter of their lives.”

Marya Algahim will serve as Valedictorian and plans to attend college but is currently undecided on where. Destiny Choyce, will serve as Salutatorian and plans to attend attending Washington State University for Fashion Design. Both students, as well as Ms. Boardman, 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. ISMI 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:  Insight School of Michigan 2019 Graduation Ceremony
WHEN:  Friday, May 31, 2019, 6:00 PM EDT
WHERE:  Grand Ledge High School Auditorium, 820 Spring Street, Grand Ledge, Michigan, 48837

About Insight School of Michigan

Insight School of Michigan (ISMI) is a tuition-free online public charter school authorized by Central Michigan University. As part of the Michigan public school system, ISMI is tuition-free and, gives parents and families the choice to access the rigorous, innovative and interactive curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ISMI, visit  mi.insightschools.net.

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SOURCE: Insight School of Michigan (ISMI)

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