Launch Student Stories
What’s it like to learn with Launch? Learn from students statewide.
Flexibility for Fitness
Meet Marshfield High School senior Emma Cary, CrossFit’s 2019 “Fittest Teen on Earth,” who is entering her senior year with a full Launch schedule and plans to continue training and competing in CrossFit at the international level....1
Take a Hike!
When he isn’t working on his online classes, Jackson Baskins enjoys trekking dozens of miles on multi-day backpacking trips. Glendale High School (Springfield) junior Jackson Baskins is a fan of consistency. That’s why he decided to...1
Girl’s Got Grit
Recent Parkview High School graduate Alissa Schilling balanced a schedule of volunteering, working and learning with Launch—and she won local, state and regional Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year awards along the way.You probably...1
Launch, Camera, Action!
Meet Launch student Ezrah Noelle, a 17-year-old senior who spent many of her school-age years performing in Branson. Access Launch: When did you discover your love of performing? Ezrah Noelle: I started singing, performing and...1
Wrangling School & Rodeo
A full-time Launch schedule allows Raymore-Peculiar middle school student Alaina Gatz time to train and participate in rodeos nationwide.Alaina Gatz has a different morning routine than most eighth graders. “After I wake up, I go out...0
Puck, Pass, Class!
Thanks to a full-time courseload with Launch, Northwest High School student Alac Gamble is spending his senior year playing hockey in the Windy City.Access Launch: How long have you been a Launch student? Alac Gamble: Last semester was...0