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Blount County Girl Speaks on Acting Career

Originally aired on WATE K12-powered student Tori Smith shares all the details about her extraordinary acting career, and how online school is helping her chase her dream!  

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MSN: Mom Helps Son with Autism Fulfill his Dream of Starting a Bakery

Originally published on MSN. As Jacob Wittman faced the completion of his high school years, his mother Shelly Henley met the milestone with an unexpected feeling: complete dread. That’s because the Indiana mother of two realized — like so many other parents of young adults with autism — that Jacob’s fate was uncertain. “You go until you […]

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The Blaze: Mom Helps Autistic Son Fulfill his Dream Career — and the Outcome is Delicious

Originally published on The Blaze – September 19 All parents want their children to grow up and achieve their full potential, but for Indiana mom Shelly Henley, that desire was even more profound. Henley’s 20-year-old son, Jacob Wittman, has autism. Though he takes online courses through Hoosier Academies, he can’t meet the academic level of completing […]

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14-Year-Old Denver Entrepreneur Says Online School is Part of Her Recipe for Success

Originally published on Fox 31 Denver – September 18 DENVER – A 14-year-old entrepreneur from Denver is running her own baking business, and she thinks her online school is part of her recipe for success.  Rain Adams has her own baking business called Bakeology, making specialty cakes, cupcakes and cookies. The business is going well.  […]

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Today Show: Mom Helps Son with Autism Fulfill his Dream of Starting a Bakery

Originally published on Today – September 16, 2017 As Jacob Wittman faced the completion of his high school years, his mother Shelly Henley met the milestone with an unexpected feeling: complete dread. That’s because the Indiana mother of two realized — like so many other parents of young adults with autism — that Jacob’s fate was uncertain. “You […]

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K-12 School Gives Champion Wrestler Options

Originally published on My Everett News – September 17, 2017 Kaylee Gaines isn’t your typical 17-year-old girl. The Mount Vernon resident is the first-ever women’s Triple Crown wrestling champion in her weight class. “I started wrestling in the seventh grade, and at first I thought it was funny,” she recalls. “But as it turns out, […]

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Port Wentworth Teen Wins Unique Aviation Scholarship

Originally published on Savannah Now – September 15, 2017 Sixteen-year-old Payton Mercer loves aeronautics and dreams of being an NASA astronaut. Now, the Port Wentworth high school student is one step closer to making his dream a reality after he won a flight training scholarship from the Aircraft Owners and Pilot’s Association. “When we first got […]