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Student Spotlight Austin Lee

At A Glance...

  NAME: Austin Lee    HIGH SCHOOL: Fort Hill High School
  YEAR: 2018
HOME TOWN: Cumberland
  MAJOR: Physical Therapist Assistant  



Q. Why did you choose your major?
A. I had a torn MCL in high school and had a good experience with a PTA and PT who got me quickly back on the field.  While in the military, I was sitting at a desk and I didn't want to do that - I wanted to help others, which is something I'm passionate about. 
Q. What made you choose ACM?
A. It felt like home - like right up the road.  I had a scholarship opportunity so it was also the best financial decision for me. 
Q. How has your experience been at ACM?
A. My experience at ACM has been great!  I have met a bunch of new people in the area and the teachers are great, especially in the PTA area. 
Q. Why would you recommend ACM to future students?
A. It is a great starting experience.  You get a quality education for an affordable price. 
Q. Now that you've been through the college process, what advice would you give your past self?
A. Even though I had a great foundation, to try harder in high school.