Class of 2008 graduate Austin Bissot was one of the first students to enroll when our cyber school was formed in 2004. In the 14 years since then, Austin has been busy running her own classroom teaching mathematics to 6th graders at Waynesboro Area Middle School in Waynesboro, PA.
PA Distance offers students a wide variety of engaging core subject courses, including honors courses, AP courses, world language courses, and unique elective course options. Our classes also have a strong foundation in Career Education & Work (CEW) and help each of our students discover what interests them and what they would like to pursue post-graduation. From computer science to veterinary science, our students have access to courses that might introduce them to a future career path.
Since graduating from PA Distance in 2011, Rachel (Chick) Kunzen has been busy growing her photography business and raising her 1-year-old daughter, Jane. Originally from the North Hills area of Pittsburgh, Rachel and her husband, Kevin, currently live in Grove City, PA. Now a full-time business owner and photographer, Rachel values the education and skills she acquired that led her to where she is today: being her own boss while capturing her client’s happiest life moments.
Samira Issa, from Selinsgrove, PA, moved to Pennsylvania from Texas last year and immediately enrolled at PA Distance. She felt a cyber school option would help her prioritize her mental wellbeing while she worked towards her aspirations of becoming a marine biologist. This fall, she will be starting her freshman year at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
John Medina, from Allentown, PA has been a student at PA Distance since he was in 10th grade. His younger siblings, Jaylene, Natalie, and Anthony, all attend PA Distance as well. He appreciates the safety and flexibility that PA Distance provides and looks forward to his high school graduation on June 11th.