Local students double up on school credits before college

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Posted: July 25, 2013

The Winchester Star

Twin brothers Michael Bloom (left) and Thomas Bloom have accelerated their education. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Thomas Bloom (pictured) will have most of his general education requirements satisfied when he attends Shenandoah University in the fall, and Michael will have one semester under his belt when he steps on campus at the University of Virginia. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Michael Bloom (pictured) and twin brother Thomas are among the hundreds of students in the area who are bringing higher education to high school through dual enrollment courses.

WINCHESTER — Thomas and Michael Bloom are on the educational fast track.

This spring, the Frederick County home-schooled twins each received an associate’s degree (60 or more credits) at Lord Fairfax…

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