Photo Story: Young student finds balance between school, down time

Espinosa’s co-op, one of the largest in Texas, meets on Friday at Lakeshore Church in Rockwall. Espinosa has the opportunity to take regular classes like algebra, history and science through the co-op, as well as elective classes like theater. Between classes, the co-op students gather in the cafeteria to hang out. James Hartley/The Et Cetera
Matthew Espinosa. Photo by James Hartley/The Et Cetera
Matthew Espinosa. Photo by James Hartley/The Et Cetera
By JAMES HARTLEY
@JamesHartleyETC

Matthew Espinosa is 15 years old and a student at Eastfield College.

Espinosa takes part in the dual credit program offered by Eastfield. As a homeschooled student, Espinosa is getting both high school credit and college credit for taking classes at the college.

Matthew Espinosa, a 15-year-old dual credit student at Eastfield College, studies for his history class at the arboretum. Espinosa’s mother, Ruthie Espinosa, homeschools her three children still in school. Photo by James Hartley/The Et Cetera
Matthew Espinosa, a 15-year-old dual credit student at Eastfield College, studies for his history class at the arboretum. Espinosa’s mother, Ruthie Espinosa, homeschools her three children still in school. Photo by James Hartley/The Et Cetera

 

 

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