John is a 2016 graduate of Ohio Connections Academy (OCA). His sisters, Ellie and Emma are also OCA graduates. OCA’s personalized learning structure helped John to become a more disciplined and dedicated student. Learn more about John’s story below:
John was a Gifted and Talented student at Ohio Connections Academy. He enjoyed tailoring his schedule to fit his learning style. John also appreciated his teachers for helping him grow into a more dedicated student.
The flexible scheduling at OCA also gave John more time for many enjoyable activities such as Boy Scouts, reading, 4-H (where he serves as Safety Leader of Sew and So’s 4-H Club), basketball (Upward Basketball), swimming (Rising Tide Swim Club), and church choir. He was a member of the Coshocton Children’s Choir and of PowerHouse of Southeastern Ohio (acting classes). In addition, he volunteered with Friends of the Animal Shelter. John’s honors and awards include Best in Show, Junior Division Collections (Coshocton County Fair), Best in Show, Junior Engineering—Rocketry, State Fair Delegate (4-H), and Arrow of Light Recipient (Cub Scouts).
John earned a scholarship and is attending Kent State University, studying Business Finance. He also is a part of the Nova Jazz vocal group.
I loved Ohio Connections Academy because I could work at my own pace which has helped me be a better student. Connections Academy offers exciting classes that make learning fun, and I had teachers who helped me be the best student I could be. Connections Academy proved to be the right place for me to learn.