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100% attendance: Student graduates without missing a single day of school since kindergarten
Wolfe said that it was his parents who always gave him that extra push to attend school
Missing school is not a good thing but it is also not a big issue. Students miss school days for a plethora of reasons that may be planned or unforeseen.
Although there are many who can proudly say they have had 100% attendance in many grades, not many can do it for a span of 10 or more years. But Blake Wolfe, a student from Ohio, has managed to do something that is extraordinary, to say the least.
The American student has made it from kindergarten to high school without missing a single day of school. He has now graduated from Westlake High School in Ohio with 100% attendance.
Believe it or not, Wolfe has not taken a single sick day or off day due to other reasons since kindergarten, stretching his academic days to an incredible 2,184.
In a recent interview with WJW, Wolfe said that it was his parents who always gave him that extra push to attend school whenever he wanted to make up an excuse to stay home.
"There were so many days that I just wanted to make up an excuse and stay home but my mom and my dad just gave me that extra push and coming to school and seeing my friends again just made it all better," Wolfe told the news outlet.
But it's not just the motivation from parents that helped Wolfe with his streak. David and Dana, the parents, said the teenager's good health has been the root cause of his 100% school attendance.
"Blake is a really good kid. He knew that school was very important and that we believed that he should be there every day," said Dana.
During the pandemic, things changed a lot as he was not able to go to his school anymore. But even his online that didn't mean he would miss classes.
Now, he is all set to attend Blufton University after having secured a scholarship.
Besides academics, Wolfe has also been part of the school marching band.