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Elementary School Student

Lake is a fifth grader at Ohio Connections Academy. He came to the online school this year because he felt he was not learning enough in his traditional brick-and-mortar school. He also wanted to have the ability to work at his own pace. Lake shares more below.

Why I Chose Ohio Connections Academy

I am more comfortable when in class at Ohio Connections Academy. I can move faster through the work and do more challenging assignments with gifted and talented classes, which were not offered at my brick-and-mortar school. I like being able to move through the work at my own pace and being able to challenge myself with work. In recognition of his hard work, Lake’s science teacher, Ms. Shafer, nominated him to be one of Ohio Connections Academy’s Star Students of the month for February.

Lake’s love of learning and curiosity make him stand out as a star student,” Ms. Shafer said. “He has a great work ethic and is a dependable young man. He has a positive attitude and is always willing to step forward and help out in LiveLesson® sessions

— Lake