Our Alumni

Michael Jury

Michael Jury

“Since graduating from Horizon Academy in 2006, I went on to receive my high school diploma from Bishop Miege in 2010. By 2014 I received my bachelor’s degree in Geology with a minor in Mathematics …

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Ben Bohanan

Ben Bohanan

Ben graduated from The Plaza Academy in May 2018. He went on to attend classes at Penn Valley while also maintaining his job at Price Chopper. He hopes to transfer to another school after finishing …

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Nick Vera

Nick Vera

Upon leaving Horizon Academy, Nick transitioned to Shawnee Mission West, where he joined the wrestling team. At a recent wrestling banquet, Nick was awarded 3 awards including Junior Varsity Wrestler of the Year and the …

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Jordan Smith Whitmore

Jordan Smith Whitmore

I am excited to have graduated the University of Missouri Kansas City with a bachelor of liberal arts with a minor in psychology. I recently joined the Kansas City Woodworkers Guild, and I am excited …

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Joseph Leiter

Joseph Leiter

Joseph Leiter attended Horizon Academy from 2006-2009. Since leaving our school, he graduated from Emporia State University with a degree in Rehabilitation Services Education, and is now pursuing a masters at the same university in …

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Kat Graves

Kat Graves

Kat graduated high school in (2018) and went on to attend junior college. She loves singing classical music and her current voice instructor thinks she should be a professional opera singer! She was brave enough to …

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Dylan Boster

Dylan Boster

Dylan went on to Bishop Miege High School where he pursued his love of filmmaking.  He co-wrote and directed a 1-act musical at Bishop Miege, and also, for a separate project, won an award for …

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Gayle Wade

Gayle Wade

Gayle has done great things at Park Hill High School! She was elected Vice President of FFA, (Future Farmers of America) at Northland Career Center, a vocational school for our students at Park Hill. Gayle …

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Brad Clark

Brad Clark

Brad Clark, one of Horizon Academy’s first students attending from 2001-2003, has come a long way since his days at Horizon. He now works as a project manager for DHI Roofing, which keeps him busy …

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Audrey Hawn

Audrey Hawn

Audrey Hawn attended Blue Valley High School. She is part of the Cross Country team and part of the Varsity swim team, qualifying for state three years in a row.

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Gina Bruhn

Gina Bruhn

Currently I attend Penn Valley community college, and take online classes, working towards an Associate in Art and Teaching. I’m on the Dean’s Honor Roll meaning I have a 3.5 GPA. During the week, I …

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Ben Edwards

Ben Edwards

After I left Horizon Academy, I went to Johnson County Community College for three years, and I got a job as a retailer at a grocery story. After going to JCCC, I was accepted into …

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Matt Gauer

Matt Gauer

I first arrived at Horizon Academy in 2000 after a difficult experience with public school. Upon attending Horizon, going to school was no longer a painful experience for me. I felt like I was not …

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Dalton Phillips

Dalton Phillips

Since his transition from Horizon Academy, Dalton graduated from the University of Arkansas and began working for Go Exchange. The company sells custom wholesale apparel and is dedicated to orphan prevention. Dalton covers the Midwest and Southeastern territories and is now one …

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Abby Quinlan

Abby Quinlan

Abby attends Midway University in Kentucky on both an academic and sports scholarship. She is on the school’s Hunt Seat Equestrian team and has been enjoying traveling for competitions at other colleges. She is majoring …

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Jack McGrew

Jack McGrew

After attending a public elementary school, Jack became a student at Horizon Academy in 6th grade. Jack attended Horizon Academy for three years before transitioning to Bishop Miege during his freshman year of high school. …

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Lizzy Ungashick

Lizzy Ungashick

Lizzy graduated from Horizon Academy in 2013. Since graduation, she has been working many hours at Dog Pawz which is a Doggy Day Care in Kansas City. Her passion for dogs truly started when she …

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Joseph Helm

Joseph Helm

Joseph is currently an Assistant Business Manager for the United States Army, located at the United States Disciplinary Barracks Welding/Metal Shop in Fort Leavenworth, KS  ·         Joseph managed prison vocational training metal shop where inmates produced products for sale; …

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