This is Oneida: Thoughts from the Class of 2018

By Larry Gritton

Published: May 29, 2018

Female student from Maryland: "Oneida has given me so many opportunities that have enabled me to become the person I am today. I am very grateful for the time I've spent here, all the memories I've made, and the amazing people I've met."

Female student from Oneida: "Oneida Baptist Institute is a last resort for some, a refuge for many, and an opportunity for all, but for me, it's home. I'm honored to be a part of a place like this and thankful I can call it my home."

Male student from California: "OBI has helped me become the person I am today. I made lifelong relationships with people I will never forget. OBI has helped me open up to new opportunities. OBI is not a place, it's a people."

Female student from Louisville: "My time here has been amazing. OBI has become my second home. My friends and the staff are like my second family."

Male student from California: "OBI has changed my life. It gave me a second chance to figure out my life. Here I met my second family and found my second home."

Female student from Oneida: "I am extremely grateful for the opportunities given to me at OBI. 'Opportunity' is the best word to summarize my time here. Through the school, God has opened a lot of doors to me and through them I've not only learned about myself and the world around me, but how God loves to use the unassuming to do amazing things."

Male student from Ethiopia: "I got to meet some amazing people from around the world. OBI motivated me to be someone who can change the world."

Male student from Manchester, Ky.—"OBI has taught me to respect people and have better manners. It has motivated me to work to be successful in life."

Male student from South Korea: "I got to experience and learn a lot of things at OBI. This school was the turning point of my life, and I am so happy that I spent my high school life here."

Female student from Georgetown, Ky.: "At first I was not very happy about coming to Oneida, but Oneida is now very special to me. It's not like other schools here; we're family and I will miss that the most."

Male student from Georgia: "It has been very spiritual and interesting being at OBI. I really enjoyed the moments when the school led chapel for unsaved kids."