Louisiana honor roll student born to teen parents and who cares for her four younger siblings, is accepted to 115 college and offered $3.7 MILLION in scholarships
・Antoinette Love, 18, from New Orleans, was accepted to 115 colleges and was offered a staggering $3.7 million worth of scholarship funding
・The honor roll student also helps her parents raise her four younger siblings
・She will be the first in her family to go to college
・Love will make a choice on her offers by May 1 and wants to become an educator
・Her achievements have inspired her proud parents to return to school
honor roll (noun)
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” a list of students who have done work of a very high standard “という風に記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” very shocking and surprising: “という風に記載されていますね。
It costs a staggering $50,000 per week to keep the museum open to the public.
the staggering success of the books
a staggering 63 per cent increase
make a choice (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a decision to choose someone or something “という風に記載されていますね。
He wants people to make their own choices.
A New Orleans teenager has been accepted to an impressive 115 colleges and universities across the nation.
Antoinette Love, 18, was accepted at every school she applied to and was offered a staggering $3.7 million worth of scholarship funding.
The exceptional student said she plans to visit schools over the next few weeks and make a decision by May 1.
apply to (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to make an official request for a job or a place in a college or university, or for permission to do or have something “という風に記載されていますね。
You have to apply to the passport office for a visa.
Please apply in writing to the address below.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” extremely good or impressive in a way that is unusual “という風に記載されていますね。
The children had shown exceptional courage.
Her scores were quite exceptional.
an exceptional student
The company has shown exceptional growth over the past two years.
Born to teen parents and surrounded by four siblings she helps to raise, the International High School of New Orleans senior is in several honor societies and will be a first-generation college student.
Love’s scholarship offer of $3,775,230 is more than any other college bound senior in the country so far this year, according to a report issued by the school.
She told The Times-Picayune: ‘I started applying in September, and just kept applying and applying until my tiny mailbox at home was suddenly overflowing with letter after letter and dozens of scholarship offers.
honor society (noun)
Dictionary.com によると ” (in a college, university, or secondary school) a student society that admits members on the basis of academic merit and, sometimes, worthwhile contributions in extracurricular activities. “という風に記載されていますね。
Collins Dictionaryによると ” intending to go to college “という風に記載されていますね。イギリス英語です。
a talented college-bound artist
advice for parents of college-bound teenagers
‘This really is a dream come true. All my hours of studying, writing and classes have paid off in the best possible way and I can’t wait to move forward and start my college education.’
Love is an honor roll student with a 3.5 grade point average, while being dual enrolled at a community college and has been also described as a talented painter.
Her parents Yolanda and Anthony said that her accomplishments have inspired Love’s parents to consider returning to school.
Love is the oldest of five children, and her mother Yolanda claimed they have wanted the best for her since they were just teenagers when Antoinette was born.
Yolanda Love said: ‘I was nervous when her dad and I had her at the young ages of 15 and 17 and I was frightened when she was viciously attacked by a dog as a 2-year-old and survived.’
Yolanda gave birth to her daughter six weeks prematurely and she weighed just 4.4 pounds when she was born.
Her four siblings range in ages nine to 15, and her 15-year-old brother lives with cystic fibrosis.
cystic fibrosis は、嚢胞性線維症（のうほうせいせんいしょう）です。
Her mom added: ‘We have so much going on in our lives to where this is that one moment where it’s something good and something positive, not only for our family but for the city, too, to show what kind of kids New Orleans has.’
Love is planning to visit several colleges over the next few weeks and is excited to see what the schools have to offer.
pay off (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” if something that you do pays off, it brings you some benefit “という風に記載されていますね。
I hope all this work pays off.
All her hard work paid off in the end, and she finally passed the exam.
All those weeks of studying will pay off when you take the exam.
grade-point average (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a number that is the average of the marks that students in US schools have achieved during their studies “という風に記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” with two parts, or combining two things: “という風に記載されていますね。
This room has a dual purpose, serving as both a study and a dining room.
the dual role of chairman and chief executive
She has dual British and American nationality.
Dual enrollment (phrase)
BEST VALUE SCHOOLS によると ” Dual enrollment, or concurrent enrollment as it is also known, is the practice of allowing a student to be enrolled in two academic institutions at once. Usually, this involves a high school and a college. The credits apply both to high school diploma requirements and college graduation requisites. “という風に記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” in a way that is cruel and shows an intention to hurt or upset someone: “という風に記載されていますね。
These articles viciously attack him as a man.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると形容詞prematureの意味は、 ” a premature baby is born before it should be “という風に記載されていますね。
Twins often are born prematurely.
Nickie’s baby was eleven weeks premature.
She advises students to find as many fee waivers as possible for every college they apply to. Students should only consider paying for applications at the colleges they ‘really want to’ attend, she added.
In a statement, Head of School Sean Wilson described Love as a ‘hard-working scholar who is eager to help her colleagues with their work.
She has already a member of the National Senior Beta Club, the National Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, and Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society in her four years at IHSNO.
IHSNOは、International High School of New Orleansです。
And she hopes to impart her academic knowledge as she is determined to become an educator and wants to major in elementary education beginning this fall.
fee waiver (noun)
BRIGHT KNOWLEDGE によると ” A fee waiver is when a university charges you a lower fee than usual. For example, if the usual fee is £9,000 per year then the waiver might reduce this to £6,000. It’s very rare for a fee waiver to cover the fees in full, so you’ll still need a Tuition Fee Loan to cover what’s left. “という風に記載されていますね。
Applicants pay a $30 to $40 entry fee; fee waivers are available.
To impart (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to give something such as information, knowledge, or beliefs to someone “という風に記載されていますね。
I was rather quiet as I didn’t feel I had much wisdom to impart on the subject.
Cooking on charcoal imparts a distinctive smoky flavour to your meat.
major in (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to study something as your main subject at college or university “という風に記載されていますね。
She majored in philosophy at Harvard.
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