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GMA surprises Philadelphia high school senior with $50K college scholarship

Originally published by DELCO.TODAY High school senior Lyric Wise had no idea Good Morning America was at her Folcroft home when they interviewed her via computer about a scholarship she had won, reports Corey Davis for 6abc.com. Lyric thought she was being interviewed by Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts for being a finalist for a […]

Destination Career Academy a Perfect Fit for Haley Lockhart

Originally published in The Julesburg Advocate – April 15, 2021 For various reasons, some students choose not to attend the traditional brick-and-mortar school in their own neighborhood or communities. For Haley Lockhart, of Ovid, her choice was personal and at a time when her life was interrupted by family illness. Once she was enrolled and […]

Yes, a Chef Can Become a Software Engineer

Originally published by BuiltIn – April 27, 2021 In 2017, Joe Gallagher was pretty happy in his position as food equipment director at Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based manufacturer of bakery and meal-packaging equipment. He wasn’t looking to switch careers, but, as it so happened, he did. In dealings with the firm’s […]

ORVA student turns passion for animation into a profession

Originally aired to KGW8 – April 21, 2021 Samuel Shin is not your typical teen. “People are often really surprised when they find out how long I’ve been working,” Shin said. This Beaverton 16-year-old is already well into his career as an animator. “Most of the time they just assume it’s just something I got into […]

GMA surprises Philadelphia high school senior with $50K college scholarship

Originally aired on ABC Philadelphia – April 29, 2021 The team at “Good Morning America” surprised high school senior Lyric Wise at her home Thursday with the presentation of a $50,000 college scholarship. The surprise started with an interview on her computer from her bedroom in Folcroft, Delaware County with GMA’s Robin Roberts. Lyric thought […]

Oregon Virtual Academy Student Is Published Animator

Originally aired on KPTV – April 13, 2021 Oregon Virtual Academy student Samuel Shin has already found his way as a professional animator for Black Plasma Studios as only a high school senior. He gained interest in animation at only 8-years-old and his career has completely taken off since. ORVA has given Shin an opportunity […]

Oregon Virtual Academy Student Pursuing Animation Dreams

Originally aired on KATU-TV – April 9, 2021 He’s a high school senior, but is already working for a major animation studio! Beaverton 12th grader Samuel Shin joined us to talk about how he began his career as an animator at age 8 using his Legos to create stop-motion vignettes. Samuel is now employed by […]

ITCA Student Bound for Business Professionals of America greatness

Originally published in the Coeur d’Alene Press – April 7, 2021 An Idaho Technical Career Academy freshman will show off her professional knowledge and skills in the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in May. Hannah Zeilstra, of Rathdrum, is one of only five ITCA students who qualified at the state level for the […]

WYVA student Rozlyn Herren seeing much success in Rodeo

Originally aired on KCWY-TV – March 30, 2021 At just 15-years-old, Rozlyn Herren has competed around the world for rodeo and most recently in Texas for the Junior American Rodeo Finals. “Just a couple weeks ago I got back from Fort Worth, Texas, and I was in the girls goat tying 15 hundred as well […]