Student Spotlights

Meet the Hammond Family
February 4, 2020

Meet the Hammond Family who attend the Valley Christian Schools (Valley Christian High School, Valley Christian Jr. High and Valley Christian Elementary). Ethan, the oldest, is a Junior, Elise is a Freshman, Daniel is in 6th grade and Lauren is in 4th grade. Their mom, Nicole is a single mom and chose the Valley Christian […]


Meet Elsa
November 19, 2019

Meet Elsa an 8th grader at CASAS Christian School in Tucson. She has an interesting story to tell for her Student Spotlight. When I was born, my family lived in China. My parents are linguists who study the minority languages of China, most of which are spoken in remote rural areas. Every few years, our […]


Meet the Haynes Brothers
October 30, 2019

Meet the Haynes Brothers: Adam is a Senior and Josh is a Sophomore. They have very different circumstances but both found a home at Desert Christian High School in Tucson. Adam is high achieving student who has never struggled academically and Josh receives Disabled Displaced funding because of his 504 plan. Sean, their father, works […]


Meet the Velasquez Family
September 24, 2019

The Velasquez family feels fortunate to have found St. Timothy’s Catholic School in 2015.  They were looking for an educational environment that is faith-based, offers strong academics and has a strong community.  At that time, their middle child, Cristian, was just beginning kindergarten with severe food allergies.  The family wanted to make sure they were […]


Meet Maddox
August 28, 2019

Meet Maddox, a kindergarten student at Phoenix Christian Preparatory School. Maddox came to the Rinnier Family when he was just two days old and was later adopted by the family at 15 months. He was the eighth child from his biological mother who struggled with homelessness, mental health issues and substance abuse. The Rinnier Family […]


Meet Hunter
July 17, 2019

Meet Hunter, he is starting his fourth year at New Way Academy in Phoenix.  Hunter is twice exceptional (2e) which means he is classified as gifted but also has learning disabilities. His learning differences were identified around age 5-6 after seeing his struggle with phonemic awareness and handwriting in preschool despite his gifted intellect.  After looking […]


Meet the Hilton Family
May 29, 2019

Meet the Hilton family, Dad Nathan is a registered nurse who works in Mesa and Gilbert AZ and his wife Tania is a full-time homemaker and a certified health coach.  The oldest Caleb is in 6th grade, Greyson is in 4th grade and Madelyn the youngest is in 2nd grade.  They all attend Christ’s Greenfield […]


Meet Faith: The April Student Spotlight
April 24, 2019

Amethyst “Faith” Trevizo is a 7th grade student at Cupertino Power Learning Academy.  Faith has a severe form of Autism.  Autism is a spectrum disorder which ranges from high functioning to severe low functioning abilities.  Faith is nonverbal, and suffers from several disorders including dyspraxia, apraxia, dysphagia and severe sensory integration disorder.  (Dyspraxia/Apraxia make it […]


Meet Vincent Marchelli an eighth grader at New Way Academy.
March 11, 2019

Vincent’s family first noticed his learning disability when he was in kindergarten and 1st grade, he struggled with learning letter sounds, reading and his handwriting was nearly unreadable. It felt like everyone had a method to teach Vincent to read, but no one was successful. He was referred to the resource classroom in the middle […]


Meet Filiberto
January 17, 2019

Meet Filiberto Quintero, a Senior at Yuma Catholic High School. He started there as a Freshman and currently has a 3.78 GPA. He was encouraged by a teacher at his prior school to apply to attend Yuma Catholic High School. Now that he attends Yuma Catholic, Filiberto likes the smaller class sizes and feels that […]



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