Homeschooled, Jacob Franklin excels in music, academics

SANDY — When 18-year-old Jacob Franklin walks into a University of Utah classroom in September to begin classes on a music scholarship, it will be his first classroom experience except for small groups of students, homeschooled like himself.
The oldest of two children of Don and Kim Franklin, Jacob will take with him to the university a host of national and international piano competition awards, academic achievement certificates as well as running and tennis awards. All of this, said his mother, Kim, the result of the personal discipline homeschooling fosters.
“We never really planned on homeschooling Jacob and Jenna,” Kim said in a June 1 Intermountain Catholic interview.Read more…

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