Magdiel Montanez was only missing his FCAT when he came to Acceleration Academies. He struggled between working long hours and taking care of his father, yet he came consistently in the morning before going to work. He was able to to balance coming to the academy, working long hours, and taking care of his father. He successfully passed the FCAT and will now fully focus on his father’s plumbing business. He enjoys playing baseball in his free time and spending time with his father.