The Student Spotlight is a regular feature here on the Catapult Academy blog. The students that are highlighted are nominated by teachers and staff in recognition of their achievement. They are our very own shining stars!
This week we interview Marion County Student Hagen Turner.
Getting to Know . . . Hagen Turner
What grade are you in and when do you expect to graduate?
I am in 12th grade and expect to graduate at the beginning of next year.
Which Catapult Academy center do you attend?
I attend the Belleview campus in Marion County.
Why is getting a high school diploma important to you?
A high school diploma is important to me so that I can have the job that I want.
What are your plans for the future after you receive your diploma?
I would like to become a pilot.
Tell us something interesting about yourself–what are your special interests, talents, or hobbies?
I love to fish.
What is one piece of advice you would give to other students who dropped out of high school?
If you’ve dropped out of high school, you can still try and better your life.
What is the best part about attending Catapult Academy?
At Catapult Academy, I was able to catch up with my classes quickly.
Is there a person at Catapult Academy who really helped you along on your journey? How have they helped you?
Mr. Bergman helped me in school. He helped me when I had questions and needed assistance.