Olaniyi Kolawole ’21

Olaniyi Kolawole ’21

May 2021

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

Home High School: Cumberland Polytechnic High School

What's your favorite part of your job as an Online Ambassador?
Answering questions from curious parents.

What's your favorite part of NCSSM Online?
The challenging STEM courses.

What's the biggest challenge you've encountered in the Online program?
Juggling my online school work with my regular high school commitments.

What's an "aha" moment you've experienced in one of your Online classes?
I realized that coursework becomes a lot less difficult when you ask for help.

What are two of your greatest interests or passions?
I like basketball and comedy.

If you had one year of freedom, what would you want to do?
I would try to play a game of pickup basketball in every country.

During the pandemic, what have you missed most?
I missed playing pickup basketball.

How are you coping during the pandemic?
I watch more NBA basketball.

What words of wisdom do you have for Online students?
Your peers and faculty are always there to help you.

Why should prospective students and their families consider NCSSM Online?
NCSSM Online gives the best of both worlds. You get a traditional high school experience with the added NCSSM course rigor.