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Preston Browne

As Olympics End, Dream Begins for Johns Creek Teen

Originally aired on WGCL TV – February 26, 2018 As the Winter Olympics in South Korea comes to an end, a Johns Creek teen is dreaming about the Olympic games in Tokyo in 2020 by quickly establishing himself as one of the top swimmers for his age group. His story is rather unique as he’s a […]

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Young Victim of Bullying Found Success in Online School

Originally aired on KIRO-TV – February 26, 2018 A growing number of students in Washington are leaving traditional classrooms and choosing to get their education online. Among them is 18-year-old Heather Hedges, from Eatonville. Her mother, Paula Hedges, said she decided to enroll Heather at Washington Virtual Academies, or WAVA, when she started facing extreme […]

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WNBC New York – Connecticut Skater Eyes Olympics in 2022

Originally aired on WNBC New York – February 23, 2018 A young skater is eyeing the Olympic Winter Games — in 2022. She attends an online college preparatory academy — George Washington University Online High School — to give her the ability to compete and train on the road. Dave Price reports. To learn more […]

E. Murdock

News 12 Connecticut – Darien Figure Skater Sets Sights on 2022 Winter Olympics

Originally aired on News 12 Connecticut – February 22, 2018 With the 2018 Winter Olympics drawing to a close, one Darien figure skater has her sights on competing for team U.S.A. in 2022. Figure skating started out as a hobby for 15-year-old Emilia Murdock, but she quickly learned that she has big dreams for competing […]


3 Tips for Parenting High Achievers

Originally published in Georgia Family Magazine – February 21, 2018 Sure, I may be biased. But my kids are superstars. My daughter, Michaela, is in her first year at Princeton and my son, Jonathan, is an award-winning app developer with an eye on a career in Silicon Valley. The kids get their schoolwork done on […]

Bryson Bentz

Katy Student Learning Through Accredited Online Texas Virtual Academy

Originally published in Covering Katy – February 17, 2018 KATY (Covering Katy News) — Bryson Bentz, 11, of Katy is polite, well-spoken and a good student. He’s done so well academically that he was pulling ahead of his classmates, so his family decided to explore his educational options. His parents, Michael and Shawna, decided to […]

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Pueblo Teen with Health Woes Thriving in Online School

Originally published in the Pueblo Chieftain – February 15, 2018 Sally Padilla’s fingers flew across the keyboard of the Dell laptop. With deliberate action, but very little discussion, the Pueblo girl logged on to her user account, scrolled through a list of her academic courses and popped open a virtual classroom. There, in the upper left-hand […]

M. Pfeiffer

WLWT-TV: Deaf Cincinnati Teen Sets Her Eyes on Olympic Glory

Originally aired on WLWT-TV – February 13, 2018 It’s the time of year when kids around the country watch TV and dream of becoming an Olympic gold medalist. One local teen is overcoming obstacles and trying to make those dreams a reality.  Mykenzie Pfeiffer spends hours every week at American Eagles Gymnastics in Batavia. “She’s […]


Kingwood’s Chloe Csengery Produces Emotional Film About Harvey Flood

Originally published in Kingwood Observer – February 9, 2018 Chloe Csengery held her tiny, trembling dog close to her as she waited with her family to be rescued from their flooded one-story house in Kingwood after Hurricane Harvey. Csengery is in many ways a normal teenager. She loves her family, her best friend of many years, […]