1987 Grad returns to his roots
Like many of the children who come to Happy Hill Farm, Tim Bolton was exceptionally bright, emotionally reserved, and had a complicated family life. When he enrolled in the spring of 1983, he had never begun and ended a school year in the same location, as he moved frequently and traveled between two homes.
During Tim’s four years at the Farm, his growth—physically, spiritually, emotionally, and academically—was phenomenal. He grew taller and stronger, spending time in athletic activities and eating a healthy diet. In 1984, Tim accepted Christ as his Savior and still carries the Bible that was given to him. He rose to the academic challenges presented by our staff and earned a scholarship to Dallas Baptist University.
After leaving the Farm in 1987, Tim continued on the same growth and success pathways. His successful IT career took him from Dallas to Boston—where he met his wife, Kim—to Ohio and, finally, back to Texas. Tim considers his greatest success to be his marriage and three sons.
To give back to the place that had given him so much, Tim began speaking at various Farm events with his family. Kim got to see firsthand the place where he spent “the years that had the most impact on Tim’s life.”
After six years in urban Dallas, the Boltons decided to move their family to the country—and were thrilled to learn Happy Hill Farm had opened its academic doors to the local community. Now they could provide their children with the same educational experience that Tim received.
Most weeks, Tim and Kim can be found around campus helping with various athletic activities or spending time with the resident boys and girls, whom they have enjoyed adopting into their lives.
Happy Hill Farm supporters played an integral part in Tim’s success. Today, you have the opportunity to become one of these people who give generously to help future generations thrive.