Shanya Robinson-Owens, a high school senior in Philadelphia who applied to more than 20 colleges, has been accepted into 18 schools and offered more than $1 million in scholarship money. The 17-year-old star student, currently attending George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, said she is excited about the offers, but also surprised.
“I wasn’t really expecting it,” Robinson told ABC News.
“I didn’t know if I should cry, laugh, I didn’t know what to do.” – 17 year old Shanya’s reaction when she was awarded over $1 million dollars in scholarships to 18 of the colleges she applied to. She attends George Washington Carver High in North Philly. Her story on @6abc
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