iLEAD Exploration Remains Open Virtually for Learners

iLEAD Exploration continues to operate its independent study model in an entirely virtual format. Click here for resources.

Jul 27, 2020 @ 01:00

Learner Spotlight: Thomas Maskow


iLEAD Exploration ninth-grader Thomas Maskow lives his life with PURPOSE. He has a passion for helping and working with animals, and wants to be a zoologist when he grows up. Someday, Thomas would like to help conserve habitats for animals and help endangered species (especially Amazon anteaters and pangolins) thrive.

Thomas volunteered at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach as a junior camp counselor. He worked closely with children and helped them to learn about environmental conservation. Thomas is not afraid to get his hands dirty in service of his goals. Part of his other duties at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center involved cleaning out the sea lion and seal cages, and helping to make fish popsicles!

It probably isn’t surprising to learn that Thomas loves to swim in the ocean and spend time with his brothers at the beach. He enjoys going on long hikes with his family, and is learning to play the saxophone in a rock band. Another interest of his includes reading, as Thomas is always in the middle of a good book. Thomas absolutely loves fencing and relishes challenging his opponents and achieving his goals. This busy young man also found time to volunteer at his local library for the summer reading program and also act as a buddy for special needs kiddos at a local weekly summer camp.


iLEAD Exploration Class of 2020

Congratulations, 2020 Graduates!

We are so proud of our 2020 graduates. During a time of uncertainty, these learners persevered and were able to complete their high school journey. They embody all that is…

Layla skateboard

Learner Spotlight: Layla Solano

iLEAD Exploration 8th grader Layla Solano is new to homeschooling this year, but you would not know it with how creative and connected she has been with so much of…

Translate »
Skip to content