In this episode we will be be talking to Leah Bousfield, Homeschool Graduate and CollegePlus! Coach. We will also do a quick wrap up of what's been happening this week and tell you who won the $50 Gift card giveaway.
Episode 14: Interview with Leah Bousfield
Happy National Day of Prayer.
Happy Cinco De Mayo.
Winner of the $50 Gift Card Giveaway Announced
28th Annual CHEA Homeschool Convention to be held in Pasadena on July 14,15, and 16, 2011. Free getting started session on Thursday.
Interview with Leah Bousfield:
Leah is a homeschool graduate who has garnered many awards and experiences. She has been an English Tutor, an ATI Young Ladies Retreat Team Leader, a certified biblical counselor, a Bronze Presidential Service Awards winner 3 years in a row, Southern Baptist California State Speech Finalist, a Certified Chalk Artist, and she has done short term missions work in both Romania and Peru.
Leah chose to pursue her BA in Liberal Studies through a Christian Based Distance Learning Program called CollegePlus! so that she could further her desire to teach and to serve the Lord. She is passionate about helping others find a deeper and closer walk with the Lord and about influencing education in a way that honors the Lord and so it was no surprise when she chose to become a CollegePlus! Coach herself. Leah assists other CollegePlus! students and helps them to realize their ambitions and dreams while also helping them to maintain their walk with the Lord.
Tell our listeners a little about yourself.
Ok. So lets talk about your homeschool journey...
How long have you been home-schooled? (Did your parents pull you out of school to homeschool)
How many brothers and sisters do you have?
Where they all homeschooled?
Did you have any challenges being home-schooled?
What did you like about being home-schooled?
What did you dislike about being home-schooled?
What benefits did you receive from being homeschooled? (Apprenticeships, being able to associate with people that you otherwise would not have come in contact with. Etc...)
What other interests do you have?
How were you socialized as a homeschooler? (This is for the skeptics that cling to the socialization question.)
Other interests? Public Speaking, Music, acting, college
Let's talk about CollegePlus!. You are currently a CollegePlus! Coach.
For our listeners can you tell us, What is CollegePlus!?
How did you find out about College Plus?
Walk us through your experience with College Plus
What will be your Major?
What are your current goals after graduation?
As a homeschool Graduate do you think that you will homeschool your kids?
Where do you hope to be in the next 2 - 5 years?
Do you have any closing thoughts that you want to leave with our listeners?
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