State officials will recognize WCLA

LIMA — Representatives from the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce will visit West Central Learning Academy II at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16, to present the school a banner for exceeding academic standards for the 2022-23 school year, according to a press release from the school.

WCLA is a tuition-free public school for students enrolled in ninth grade through age 22.

The school offers drop-out prevention and recovery programs for students ages 16 to 22 who are behind on their credits or seeking a diploma after dropping out.

Students may attend Apollo Career Center or participate in dual-credit college programs while attending WCLA.