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Wakeman sixth-grader inducted into National Junior Honor Society

• May 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM

COLUMBUS — Sixth-grader Akira Dockery, of Wakeman, was among 54 Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) students who has been recognized for their outstanding academic achievement and service to the community.

During a ceremony at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington, Dockery was among 31 OCA students in grades six through eight inducted into the National Junior Honor Society.

To qualify, students must maintain a 3.25 GPA, complete 10 hours of verifiable community service within the school year and participate in one or more extra-curricular activities or group-service projects. They also must submit letters of recommendation. 

“At Ohio Connections Academy we have the opportunity to work with students and families from many different backgrounds who come to us seeking an academic setting where they can thrive,” Superintendent Marie Hanna said. “I congratulate these students for their persistence and for maintaining such a strong commitment to succeeding in the classroom and making a difference in the communities in which they live.”

OCA is a tuition-free, fully-online virtual public school that students in kindergarten through 12th grade who attend from home. The academy delivers high-quality, personalized education for students that combines certified teachers, a proven curriculum, as well as technology tools and community experiences — online and in person — to create a supportive environment for children who want an individualized approach to education. More information is available at www.OhioConnectionsAcademy.com.

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