Harding senior Brendan Swihart is February's GEAR UP Success story.
Activities Involved in: Bowling, National Honors Society, Student Council, Choir
What is your plan for the future? I would like to attend Bowling Green State University to major in Criminal Justice and eventually be a part of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
What/who has been the biggest influence on your plan for the future? If anything, television. I want a job that pays good but where I also don't do the same thing day in and day out and I've always wanted to enforce the law.
What is one of the best things about being a student at Harding High School? The gear up program keeps my nerves at ease when I'm doing college stuff and also the staff. I hardly ever see any teacher that comes to school in a bad mood or any teacher that stays in a bad mood during the day because the environment is so well-kept.
How is GEAR UP helping you with your plan for the future? Gear up reminds me about scholarships and helps me fill them out and they also assisted me in filling out college and FAFSA applications. They are also sort of my counselors and I'm comfortable speaking to them about anything.