As our nation recognizes National School Choice Week Jan. 21-27, I am reminded of the crucial role that school choice plays for me and my family.
Thanks to Maine Virtual Academy, a tuition-free online public school, I am able to compete all over the country as a nationally ranked tennis player.
Currently, I am ranked No. 1 in Maine and in New England. Nationally, I am ranked No. 30, in the 16s, and also ranked No. 55 nationally, in the 18s. Recently I placed third in doubles at the Winter National Championship in Orlando, Florida, a great accomplishment for a New Englander with the tough competition in the Sunshine State.
Read more at: https://www.pressherald.com/2018/01/26/letter-to-the-editor-flexibility-of-school-choice-opens-door-to-budding-tennis-career/