The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Celebrates a New Generation of Students Through Its 2016 Student Scholarship Program
Thirty-one amazing high school graduates awarded post-secondary financial support
Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) August 10, 2016
The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning has announced that thirty-one graduates of online and blended high school programs have received post-secondary financial support through their 2016 Student Scholarship Program. Scholarship recipients represent more than twenty-one states around the country, attended a mix of traditional public, public charter, and private schools, and have plans to matriculate to a wide range of 2-year, 4-year, and vocational schools to continue their personalized educational journeys.
Amy Valentine, Executive Director of The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning, said, “It is a privilege to recognize the incredible achievements of our first cohort of scholarship winners and to support their future academic pursuits. Having taken the road less traveled through online and blended learning opportunities, these young scholars are poised to tackle the next phase of their schooling with focus and determination.”
Kevin P. Chavous, Chairman of the foundation’s Board of Directors, said, “Each day I am amazed by the heights to which our students can soar when simply offered a chance to do so. In online and blended learning environments, students across the country are taking ownership of their learning and exploring new ways to display and apply their knowledge. Hearing the stories shared by our scholarship recipients and witnessing first-hand their creativity, intelligence, and passion is an inspiration the foundation is proud to share.”
Schools attended by scholarship recipients include:
Arizona Virtual Academy, Phoenix, AZAspire Benjamin Holt College Preparatory Academy, Stockton, CAButler Tech School of the Arts, Hamilton, OHCalifornia Virtual Academy, Simi Valley, CACapital High School, Boise, IDCareer Path High, Kaysville, UTCAVA @ Maricopa High School, Maricopa, CAChicago Virtual Charter School, Chicago, ILChrista McAuliffe School of Arts and Sciences, Lake Oswego, ORCommonwealth Charter Academy, Harrisburg, PADowningtown High School West, Downingtown, PAHurricane High School, Hurricane, WVIndiana Connections Academy, Indianapolis, INIowa Virtual Academy, Garnavillo, IAKeystone School, Bloomsburg, PALebanon High School, Lebanon, ORMelba High School, Melba, IDMetro East Web Academy, Gresham, ORMontgomery Academy, Mount Vernon, GANorth Lakes Academy, Forest Lake, MNOhio Connections Academy, Cleveland, OHOhio Virtual Academy, Maumee, OHSouth Carolina Connections Academy, Columbia, SCSprings Studio for Academic Excellence, Colorado Springs, COTexas Connections Academy, Houston, TXTriad Math and Science Academy, Greensboro, NCWest St. Mary High School, Baldwin, LAWisconsin Connections Academy, Appleton, WI
To learn more about the Student Scholarship Program and to find the schedule for the 2017 application process, please visit http://www.blendedandonlinelearning.org.
About The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning:
The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning is an independent charitable education organization. The mission of the foundation is to empower students through personalized learning by advancing the availability and quality of blended and online learning opportunities and outcomes. To become involved with the foundation or to learn more, visit http://www.blendedandonlinelearning.org.
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