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Cortona Academy Holds Final Events as Scholarship Deadline Nears

Cortona Academy in Northern Virginia is awarding 15 full and partial scholarships for incoming, full-time 7th – 11th graders for the 2016-17 school year.

Final events for prospective students and parents are scheduled for Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Since 1992 Cortona Academy has offered superior, cutting-edge, stress-free education. A record-breaking 100% of our graduates to receive merit-based college scholarships of up to $110,000! The deadline for Cortona scholarship applications is May 20th. Cortona’s 7th – 12th grade private education has been called one of the most successful, stress-free learning environments on the East Coast.

Cortona Academy prides itself in fostering a student’s personal journey aimed at future success. Unlike traditional schools with inflexible deadlines, massive memorization, and lecture-oriented classes, Cortona Academy focuses on creative thought powering intellectual endeavors. By supporting the individual’s intellectual freedom (in a manner that best suits learning styles and academic needs) along with a strong background in our renowned STEM + Arts curriculum, each student becomes “Self-Made.”

Excited, happy, motivated learners is what we all want for our children. As it turns out, in the past 25 years Cortona Academy has learned that this, too, is exactly what colleges want! THIS is the power of a Cortona Academy education.

Breakfast at the Tower Club, Friday, May 13

An Informational Breakfast will be held Friday, May 13 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the elegant Tower Club at Tyson’s One, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Tyson’s Corner. This gourmet breakfast is a free parent event where attendees will learn about our long-standing acclaimed education, but will also enjoy the ambiance and spectacular veranda view. Bring cameras!

Family Open House at Cortona Academy, Saturday, May 14

This event is from 1 to 3 p.m. and will include lunch, a facility tour, meetings with faculty and an information session about Cortona’s full-time education and scholarships as well as Cortona’s Summer Camp, which is open for younger students, in grades 5 through 8. The program will be held at Cortona’s Northern Virginia campus at 13505 Dulles Technology Drive in Herndon, VA. Students and their families will learn about both Summer Camps as well as our curriculum and program for full-time scholarship applicants. Our labs and technology will be open to exemplify Cortona’s commitment to the development of future technologies, STEM, Arts, brilliant courses, teachers and study skills programs that are the very backbone of every each student’s motivation and future.

To RSVP for these free informational events, call 703-464-0034 or 301-215-7788 or use the online contact form. Seating limited.

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