Blog / 2016 / June
June 17, 2016
Abbi B., a 2014 Hope Academy graduate, had planned to speak to the graduates during the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 on Saturday. Due to illness, she was unable to attend. Here is the speech written in its entirety:

Hello everyone. My name is Abigail. Before I get started...
June 13, 2016
Hope Academy, Indiana’s only recovery high school, honored six seniors during its 10th commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 4, in the Fairbanks Recovery Center. Hope Academy is a fully accredited, tuition-free, Indiana public charter high school that provides opportunities for academic achievement, sobriety and personal growth for students and their families. 

June 6, 2016
If Carson Jackson has a message for any teenagers struggling with substance abuse, it’s this: No matter how bad things may feel, it can get better.

He’s learned this firsthand. Carson initially enrolled at Hope Academy in 2014 but relapsed. He returned last fall after receiving treatment for heroin addiction at...