PRLog (Press Release) - May 24, 2012 - Westlake Village, California—Oaks Christian School’s Class of 2012 has excelled throughout the past four years and many 2012 graduates have also benefited from attending the Oaks Christian Middle School, such as OCS Top Ten Scholars and Ventura County Star Scholars Brian Pugh and Alexander Vega. Pugh will be attending University of California, Berkeley to pursue a degree in computer engineering and Vega, who is also a National Hispanic Scholar, will be attending Amherst College to pursue a degree in English.
The Class of 2012 will be attending 80 schools in 29 different states. Oaks Christian School students continue to be prepared for the best universities in the nation and 35 percent of the class will be attending the most selective colleges in the country, including Cornell University, University of Chicago, Lehigh University, Washington University in St. Louis, and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Many others were accepted to universities such as Bowdoin, Bucknell, Columbia, Dartmouth, Emory, Haverford, John Hopkins, Swarthmore, Tulane, Tufts, Vanderbilt and many others. The Class of 2012 is also distinguished by 21 students who will be pursuing visual and performing arts degrees at highly selective university programs such as the Clive Davis School at New York University, Tisch School for the Performing Arts at New York University, Belmont University Music Business Program and the Popular Music Program at University of Southern California. Fifteen OCS athletes will play for top colleges next fall.
The Class of 2012 will be celebrated at this year’s commencement ceremonies. Keynote Speaker Chap Clark will be addressing the Class of 2012. Clark is the founder of ParenTeen and HURT Seminars. OCS Valedictorian Brian Pugh and specially selected senior speakers Jon Thornton and Adrianna Moore will be addressing their fellow 2012 graduates.
This year’s OCS Graduation Ceremonies will be held on May 31 at 3 p.m. and will be closed to the public. Tickets will be distributed to OCS parents, students and staff. Due to the growing OCS community, Oaks Christian School can no longer welcome the public to this event.
For more information about Oaks Christian School, visit: http://www.oakschristian.org