Student Accepted To Over 100 Colleges, Offered Nearly $4M In Scholarships | NBC Nightly News

Student Accepted To Over 100 Colleges, Offered Nearly $4M In Scholarships | NBC Nightly News

October 1, 2019 32 By Ronny Jaskolski


THAT HAS HER PICK OF
MORE THAN 100 COLLEGES
AND SCHOLARSHIP OFFER MORE THAN 100 COLLEGES
AND SCHOLARSHIP OFFER
TO THE TUNE OF AND SCHOLARSHIP OFFER
TO THE TUNE OF
MILLIONS. TO THE TUNE OF
MILLIONS.
HER STORY FROM KEVIN MILLIONS.
HER STORY FROM KEVIN
TIBBLES. HER STORY FROM KEVIN
TIBBLES.
>>Reporter: ANOTHER TIBBLES.
>>Reporter: ANOTHER
DAY, ANOTHER STACK OF>>Reporter: ANOTHER
DAY, ANOTHER STACK OF
FAN MAIL, COLLEGE DAY, ANOTHER STACK OF FAN MAIL, COLLEGE ACCEPT TENSEANCE LETTERS TO FAN MAIL, COLLEGE ACCEPT TENSEANCE LETTERS TO ANTOINETTE LOVE. ACCEPT TENSEANCE LETTERS TO ANTOINETTE LOVE. THE 18-YEAR-OLD FROM ANTOINETTE LOVE. THE 18-YEAR-OLD FROM NEW ORLEANS HAS BEEN THE 18-YEAR-OLD FROM NEW ORLEANS HAS BEEN ACCEPTED TO 116 NEW ORLEANS HAS BEEN ACCEPTED TO 116 SCHOOLS. ACCEPTED TO 116 SCHOOLS. TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHOOLS. TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS. TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS.>>$3.7 MILLION. OFFERS.>>$3.7 MILLION.>>Reporter: $3.7>>$3.7 MILLION.>>Reporter: $3.7 MILLION?>>Reporter: $3.7 MILLION?>>YES. MILLION?>>YES.>>Reporter: THE>>YES.>>Reporter: THE OLDEST OF FIVE>>Reporter: THE OLDEST OF FIVE CHILDREN BORN WHEN HER OLDEST OF FIVE CHILDREN BORN WHEN HER PARENTS WERE STILL CHILDREN BORN WHEN HER PARENTS WERE STILL TEENS. PARENTS WERE STILL TEENS. HER PARENTS STRUGGLED TEENS. HER PARENTS STRUGGLED TO MAKE ENDS MEET BUT HER PARENTS STRUGGLED TO MAKE ENDS MEET BUT HERE, LOVE GOES A LONG TO MAKE ENDS MEET BUT HERE, LOVE GOES A LONG WAY. HERE, LOVE GOES A LONG WAY.>>IT MAKES ME WANT TO WAY.>>IT MAKES ME WANT TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL TO>>IT MAKES ME WANT TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL TO KIND OF GET MY GED AND GO BACK TO SCHOOL TO KIND OF GET MY GED AND JUST TO TRY TO — KIND OF GET MY GED AND JUST TO TRY TO –>>KEEP UP WITH HER. JUST TO TRY TO –>>KEEP UP WITH HER. [ LAUGHTER ]>>KEEP UP WITH HER. [ LAUGHTER ]>>Reporter: WHERE ARE [ LAUGHTER ]>>Reporter: WHERE ARE ALL OF THESE COLLEGES>>Reporter: WHERE ARE ALL OF THESE COLLEGES COMING FROM? ALL OF THESE COLLEGES COMING FROM?>>LET ME TELL YOU. COMING FROM?>>LET ME TELL YOU. GOOGLE HAS BEEN MY>>LET ME TELL YOU. GOOGLE HAS BEEN MY BEST FRIEND FOR THE GOOGLE HAS BEEN MY BEST FRIEND FOR THE LAST COUPLE MONTHS BEST FRIEND FOR THE LAST COUPLE MONTHS BECAUSE IM LIKE, LAST COUPLE MONTHS BECAUSE IM LIKE, WHERE ARE THESE BECAUSE IM LIKE, WHERE ARE THESE SCHOOLS? WHERE ARE THESE SCHOOLS?>>Reporter: SCHOOLS?>>Reporter: ANTOINETTE WANTS TO>>Reporter: ANTOINETTE WANTS TO BECOME A TEACHER ANTOINETTE WANTS TO BECOME A TEACHER HERSELF AND INSPIRE BECOME A TEACHER HERSELF AND INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION. HERSELF AND INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION. YOU CAN DO WHATEVER THE NEXT GENERATION. YOU CAN DO WHATEVER YOU WANT WHEN YOU GROW YOU CAN DO WHATEVER YOU WANT WHEN YOU GROW UP. YOU WANT WHEN YOU GROW UP.>>THAT FEELS AMAZING UP.>>THAT FEELS AMAZING TO KNOW THAT I CAN BE>>THAT FEELS AMAZING TO KNOW THAT I CAN BE WHEREVER I WANT TO BE. TO KNOW THAT I CAN BE WHEREVER I WANT TO BE.>>Reporter: NO MATTER WHEREVER I WANT TO BE.>>Reporter: NO MATTER WHICH SCHOOL SHE>>Reporter: NO MATTER WHICH SCHOOL SHE CHOOSES, WELL ALL BE