Home Educated

Home Educated

Source: Wikipedia

Gabby Douglas

2012 London Olympic Gymnast Gold Medalist from the US


Home educate their six kids.

Teresa Scanlan

(born February 6, 1993[1]) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Gering, Nebraska who was named Miss Nebraska 2010, subsequently winning Miss America 2011 and becoming the youngest Miss America since Bette Cooper in 1937

Scanlan is of Croatian ancestry. Her maternal grandparents, Frank and Nives Jelich, immigrated to the United States from Ilovik, Croatia.

Scanlan was home-schooled until her junior year of high school, before attending Gering High School part-time for half of her junior year. She graduated early from Scottbluff High School in the spring of 2010 after taking a double load of classes throughout high school. [6] Teresa was named a Salutatorian for the Scottsbluff class of 2010. While at Scottsbluff High School, she played the lead role Sharpay Evans in Disney’s High School Musical Onstage. She also participated in choir, show choir, and speech

Kings of Leone

an American rock band that formed in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee in 1999, consisting of brothers Anthony Caleb Followill (b. January 14, 1982, lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ivan Nathan Followill (b. June 26, 1979, drums, percussion, backing vocals) and Michael Jared Followill (b. November 20, 1986, bass guitar, backing vocals), with their cousin Cameron Matthew Followill (b. September 10, 1984, lead guitar, backing vocals).

Owen Thor Walker

(online pseudonym AKILL) is a computer hacker living in New Zealand, who was discharged without conviction despite pleading guilty to several charges of ‘cybercrime’. In 2008 he admitted to being the ringleader of an international hacking organisation estimated to have caused $26 million worth of damage.

Walker was home-schooled from the age of 13, removed from school due to bullying. He received no formal computer training, instead teaching himself programming and encryption. Walker has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.

Akiane Kramarik

Self-taught prodigy painter. Check out her website www.artakiane.com

Tim Tebow

Quarterback for Denver Broncos and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner

Jason Taylor

Recently retired Miami Dolphins linebacker

Rick Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania and Republican Presidential Candidate home educates his seven children

Sho Yano

Prodigy in the news for being the youngest person to graduate from University of Chicago medical school. Took the SAT at age 8. Owes his success to his mother who opted to home educate.

Dr. Francis Collins

At least for the first part of his life, Francis Collins was home educated by his liberal parents in the Virginia countryside. Once an atheist, he became a Christian in adult life. He holds a Ph. D and M.D., was head of the Human Genome Project and the head of NIH. His book, The Language of God is worth reading.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Was taught by his single mother Mabel Tolkien. She taught him botany and Latin language among other areas of knowledge

Articles of Interest

The Techies Who Are Hacking Education by Homeschooling Their Kids (Wired)

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