Caps and Gowns Go On At Home: Destinations Career Academy of Colorado to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Ceremony

WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Classof2020Destinations Career Academy of Colorado (CODCA) will honor the Class of 2020 with an online commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29. In lieu of their traditional in-person celebration, CODCA is inviting families and friends worldwide to join the celebration online, with live and recorded speeches from school leadership, students, and esteemed guests.

“We are so proud of this year’s graduates, who have each charted their own unique path to achieve their goals,” said Teri Cady, CODCA’s Head of School. “Wherever they are headed next, we are honored to have been a part of their academic and personal journeys that led to this day.”

This year, CODCA will graduate 76 students from across the state, many of whom have been enrolled at the online school their entire high school career. Graduating seniors will receive their high school diplomas and are making plans to enter the workforce, begin military service, and/or continue their education. Members of the class report having been accepted to colleges, universities, and trade schools across Colorado and beyond, including Colorado State University; Johnson & Whales University – Denver; University of Colorado – Boulder; University of Colorado – Colorado Springs; University of Northern Colorado; and Wichita State University.

The Class of 2020 will be represented by two valedictorians, Connor Logan and Grace Carberry, as well as two salutatorians, Leah Alarcon and Jerrica Geist. In addition to the virtual handing out of diplomas, several other students will be honored for their academic and leadership achievements during the online ceremony.

The state’s first full-time online career readiness education program, CODCA offers students access to a robust online curriculum. Through its focus on career readiness, CODCA prepares students in grades 6-12 for college and careers in in-demand fields of Agriculture; Business; Health and Human Services; Information Technology; and Manufacturing and the Trades. Students attend live virtual classes taught by state-licensed teachers and are introduced to specialty skills in online courses and can choose to go on to take exams for industry-recognized credentials.

Media are invited to attend the ceremony. Details of the ceremony are as follows:

WHAT: Destinations Career Academy of Colorado 2019 Graduation Ceremony

WHEN: Friday, May 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. MT


About Destinations Career Academy of Colorado

Destinations Career Academy of Colorado (CODCA) is an accredited, full-time online public school program of the Julesburg School District that serves Colorado students in grades 9-12. As part of the Colorado public school system, CODCA 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. For more information about CODCA, visit


Emily Riordan

Director, Corporate Communications

K12 Inc.


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