Teen gets 55 acceptance letters and $1.3 million in scholarships

U.S. & World

A Georgia teen who received scholarships from 50 schools where she will attend next fall.

On Friday Senior Jakelia Baker decided to spend her next four years at Penn State University.

The Augusta teen was accepted to more than 50 colleges and received more than a million dollars in scholarships. Jakelia says she used college admission apps like common apps to apply to multiple schools.

This May she will be graduating with 4.1 GPA and will head off to Penn State to play volleyball.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Interactive Radar

STORY TOOLS

click here for more information on the gridiron classic airing on NBC4 Saturday night at 8 pm

Trending on NBC4i.com

Today's Central OH Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss

Alexa

Storm Team 4 on Alexa

W3Schools