Thomas came to Covenant House Academy after the Lifeskills school shutdown. He came ready to finish school and move on to the next phase of his life. Thomas feels that the difference between Covenant House Academy and other schools is the ability to work at your own pace. Thomas knows where he stands in terms of his personal achievements at Covenant House Academy. Knowing his personal progress levels allows him to excel where he feels comfortable and ask for one on one help where he may need help. After Thomas graduates in January 2011 he plans to attend trade school, and wants to become a sports talk radio personality.