Success Stories Archives - Kumon

Success Stories  

Stories about REAL Kumon students and their success in school and beyond.

Kumon Student’s Political Documentary Earns 2020 C-SPAN StudentCAM Contest

Katherine Padilla – a.k.a. “Nanimakamae” 16 years old, Kumon Math Program Completer

For a second year in
a row, Katherine Padilla and her peers were recognized for their political
documentary submitted into C-SPAN’s StudentCAM Contest. After placing second


Star Student Channels Her Determination to Perform to the Best of Her Ability

 Nancy, 12-years-old, Math Level J

At 12-years-old, many
would say that Nancy’s values are aligned with those of adults more than twice
her age. While many of her peers count down the minutes to the end of the

Boy with a white button up shirt and black tuxedo

Taekwondo Black Belt is Motivated by Future Results

Nathan, 14-years-old, Math Level L & Reading Level II

Ever since Nathan’s parents enrolled him in the Kumon Math Program five years ago, his level of focus and determination has soared – opening the door to endless opportunities for


Young Soccer Star Gains Competitive Edge in the Classroom

 Abigail, 13-years-old, Math Level L

It’s no secret that
participating in any sport on a competitive level takes a particular sort of
person. An individual must possess extreme determination, motivation,
perseverance, and focus. 13-year-old Abigail is no stranger