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Teaching teenage boys

Vol. 57, Prg. 26–30
January 24–28, 2005

How can homeschool parents help their sons navigate the waters of adolescence? This week, Michael Farris talks with five Patrick Henry College students and graduates who share their parents’ approaches. Discover some tips for instilling motivation, leadership skills, and discipline. You’ll be reminded that homeschooling really does pay off when your sons become young men you can be proud of!

Program Listing:

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Does homeschooling pay off?
Avoiding pitfalls of adolescence
An older son’s advice to parents
One parent’s solution to teaching boys
Maintaining sanity

Guest: Monday

Jeremy Sewall

Native Virginian Jeremy Sewall graduated from Patrick Henry College with a degree in Government in May 2004. He was student body president (2003–04) and served as a resident assistant and a PHC Teen Leadership Camps counselor. Jeremy is a Fellow at the Falls Church (Episcopal) and works at ccAdvertising, a data mining firm in Herndon, Virginia.

Guest: Tuesday

Mark Wohlschlegel

Since coming to Patrick Henry College from Pennsylvania, Mark Wohlschlegel has been involved in numerous leadership roles. In 2001, he served as a counselor for PHC's Teen Leadership Camps and coordinated the camps the following year. He was elected student body president for 2001–02 and has served as a resident assistant. A Government (Public Policy) major, Mark graduated in 2004 as part of PHC's inaugural class and helped to pioneer HSLDA's Generation Joshua program in California.

Guest: Wednesday

Torrey Moe

Californian Torrey Moe is a senior in Government (Public Policy) at Patrick Henry College, where he is a resident assistant and enjoys leading worship with his guitar. He is engaged to be married to the love of his life, Carrie Jackson, this summer.

Guest: Thursday

Joel Moughon

Hailing from Tennessee, Joel Moughon was homeschooled from kindergarten through 12th grade before attending Patrick Henry College. He was an active member of the Patrick Henry College Debate Team for three years and was a counselor at PHC's Teen Leadership Camps in the summer of 2003. Joel is a front desk manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Crystal City, Virginia. He enjoys discovering new places to visit, reading architectural journals, and tracking down spectacular travel deals.

Guest: Friday

Matthew Brownfield

Unlike many Patrick Henry College students, senior Matthew Brownfield did not begin homeschooling until he entered 9th grade. Now this Texan is in his final year of college at PHC, majoring in Government in the Public Policy track. Matt competed with PHC's Moot Court Team at nationals in January 2002. He was married this January and serves as Assistant to the Dean of Student Life.

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