Academic Achievements

Travis Succeeds with Brightmont Academy

When Travis was two, his parents learned that not only did he have cancer, but the doctors told them that he had just three months to live.  But Travis made it through.  He overcame all odds, and despite losing his hearing and some cognition due to the chemotherapy treatments, he survived. Travis, who is now 13-years old, was a having …

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Matthew Travels to Dominican Republic to Donate Clothes to Orphanges

Q. How long were you in the Dominican Republic? A. I was in the Dominican Republic with my family for six days. Q. How did it feel helping those in need? A. It felt really good to help the people in need because it was really good to know that we clothed someone or fed a family for at least a …

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Asa Gutierrez Jr. Talks West-MEC

Q. Tell us about yourself and what it’s like to be a part of the West-MEC Precision Manufacturing program. A. My name is Asa Gutierrez Jr. and I’m 17 years old. Currently, I’m a senior at La Joya Community High School. I made the decision to join the West-MEC Precision Manufacturing program to open up opportunities for myself in the …

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Quadlingual Brother and Sister Talk School and Languages

Q. How long have you been attending ISA? A. Lars: We started school here when we were 2 years old. Q. How many languages do you know? A. Liv: We know four languages. We are fluent in Spanish, French, and English. We also can understand things in Chinese, but are not quite fluent yet. Q. How long have you been …

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Seeing Double and Playing Football

Q. What positions do play? Marcus – wide receiver and line backer Jordan – wide receiver and corner Q. How long have you played football? A. 4 years Q.Do you like playing on the same team as your twin brother? Why or why not? Marcus – Yes, I always have someone to always hang out with. Jordan – Yes, cause …

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Bethany Christian Schools Volleyball Player

Q. What is one thing you’ve learned from playing volleyball? A. I have learned how to play with a team and how to serve a volleyball. Q. Why did you decide to join the volleyball team? A. I wanted to try something new. Q. What is your favorite thing about Bethany Christian School? A. We talk about Jesus. Q. What …

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NJHS Students Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Madison Traditional Academy chapter of National Junior Honor Society is a society of seventh and eighth graders who maintain exceptional grades (above a 3.5 GPA) and demonstrate exemplary character, leadership, citizenship, and service. Our ultimate goal as a chapter is to develop student leaders, serve others, and have fun while we do it! As the ALS ice bucket blew up …

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Benchmark Student Council President, FAITH GRAHAM

Q. When you were elected President of Student Council how did you feel?  A. When I was elected president I felt so excited my heart was racing and my legs became numb.   Q. Being president of student council what goals do you have to make a change in your school?   A. Some goals I have for my school …

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Kindness Champions CAMERON HERST and DREW STASSEN

Cameron Herst Q. What is the ‘Champion’ incentive that takes place at your school? A. Being a Champion means being nice and helpful to other students and our teachers. If a teacher spots you being kind or helpful, you are awarded with a Champion Card. Q. How many Champion tickets did you collect altogether? A. About 20. Q. Where did …

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GWEN AND GRETA BINDLEY Discuss Volunteering in Kenya

Greta: Q. What kind of art do you like to make? (Draw, paint, make things out of clay, etc) A. I will make anything! Just being able to make things and use my creativity is what I love. Art is one of the only places you can really be unique and put your thoughts in your work. Of course that …

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