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Utah Virtual Academy to host in-person graduation on June 5

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Noted American economist, best-selling author to speak to graduates

SALT LAKE CITY, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About 80 high school seniors who learned online will turn the tassel on June 5 at an in-person graduation ceremony in Salt Lake City for Utah Virtual Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K–12.

Paul Zane Pilzer, a noted American economist, best-selling author, and social entrepreneur, will be speaking to this year's graduating class. Mr. Pilzer has written nine books, served in two U.S. Presidential administrations, is the founder of six companies, and has been profiled on the front page of The Wall Street Journal.

Details of the event are as follows:

    Utah Virtual Academy Graduation Ceremony
    Thursday, June 5, 2014
    East High School Auditorium
    840 S 1300 E
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
    5 p.m.

Utah Virtual Academy provides an active, supportive community, a range of extracurricular activities, and a robust Advanced Learner Program.

Students from this year's graduating class will attend Westminster College, University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University, Brigham Young University, Snow College, and Salt Lake Community College.

Media are welcome at this event. A student and parent will be available upon request for interviews. For more information on the school and upcoming enrollment events, please visit http://www.k12.com/utva.

About Utah Virtual Academy

Utah Virtual Academy is a tuition-free online public school. It is tuition-free for Utah residents. For more information, please visit http://www.k12.com/utva or call 866-788-0364.

About K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is leading the transformation to technology-powered individualized learning, which aims to customize instruction to meet each student's unique capabilities, interests, and needs. As the nation's leading provider of online education solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school, K12 empowers states, districts, and schools to offer their students the broadest array of options for learning in a flexible, individualized, and innovative way. K12 provides online curricula, academic services, and learning solutions to public and private schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families.

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