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Freeman Academy’s Jeffrey Graber, who is one of three homeschooled athletes in the Bobcats’ varsity starting lineup, is introduced prior to a boys’ high school basketball game against Baltic Thursday in Freeman. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)

Eight athletes compete for 2 schools after home classes

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Lindsey and Alicia Grassmid aren’t like most students who compete in athletics for Menno High School.

While their peers are sitting in class at the high school, the sisters do their schooling at home.


“I am fine being homeschooled. I think it is fun,” said Lindsey Grassmid, who runs cross country and track at Menno. “It’s fun to run with the other kids and meet new people.”

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