A high school student from Ohio, USA, graduated with perfect attendance and hasn’t missed a day of school since kindergarten.
The boy’s name is Blake Wolfe, a graduate of Westlake High School in Ohio and has spent about 2,184 days at the school since 2009. Wolfe only doesn’t go to school on heavy snow days. because of illness or injury. Blake is also very active in extracurricular activities, he plays drums in the marching band, in addition to playing basketball and track and field.
Blake Wolfe also attends a full range of cultural classes, in which he shares math and history as his two favorite subjects.
Wolfe told Fox 8 in an interview: “There were a lot of days when I just wanted to make excuses to stay at home but my parents pushed me to go to school to meet my friends, which made things better.”
His mother, Dana Wolfe, said: “Blake is really a good kid. He knows that school is important and we believe Blake should be there every day.”
According to Blake Wolfe, the most difficult thing that happened to him during his 12 years in high school was during the pandemic. Schools in the US have to close and learning online is not easy for him.
Blake said: “Not seeing my friends was the hardest part, but I got over it. At that time I only had 1 year of school left, so there was no reason to stop. (Pandemic) just shows how dedicated I am to school and how important it is to me.”
The hard work paid off when Blake Wolfe was awarded a scholarship to attend Bluffton University in Ohio on a scholarship in 2021.
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