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Stephen Shannon

Stephen Shannon


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Stephen Shannon of Fort Wayne, IN, is the third of eight children, and has been homeschooled from kindergarten through grade 12. A National Merit Commended Student, he has been awarded a full honors scholarship to Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne in 2004.


Homeschooling Articles by Stephen Shannon

What I learned at the Dale Carnegie Course If your child would like to be a leader some day, it might help to learn some leadership skills. Here is where one homeschooled student found it all.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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