It’s a double win.
Twins from Chicago wowed the world when they were accepted in a combined 56 colleges and earned $1.6 million dollars in scholarships. Now, that is something you do not see or hear every day, is it?
The siblings are not from a rich family, and they have worked hard to ensure their parents would not worry about their school expenses. They also encourage others to work hard and to believe that anything is possible.
The young achievers are a living example of what we can do and the great possibilities that await us if we do not let hardships and struggles get in the way.
Others may discourage you from trying and from doing your best but do not listen to them. Follow your dreams. Never stop until you get to your destination.
As we often hear other people say, “Rome was not built in a day.” It is true in every sense. You build your foundation from the ground up and take each step, painstakingly at times, with associated risks in other cases, to complete your masterpiece.
You, too, can build your own empire. Study hard. Work hard and never think of giving up!
Do you need more inspiring words? Read below article from Huffington Post.
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Phenomenal Twins Get into 56 Colleges, Earn $1.6 Million In Scholarships
Chicago twins Deprice and Shaprice Hunt have set an extremely high bar for other high school seniors. The twins were recently accepted into a combined 56 colleges and have earned about $1.6 million in scholarships.
Deprice, who is a youth activist in Chicago, has been accepted into 27 schools. He earned $300,000 in scholarships and received two full scholarship offers.
“My motivation was to make sure [my mom] didn’t have to come out of pocket,” Deprice told HuffPost, echoing his sister’s sentiments.
“A lot of people say you can’t do it because of where you’re from,” Deprice said. “Don’t listen to them.”
“Never give up,” she said. “Picture your future. Not only to make yourself proud but make your family proud.”
–by Taryn Finley
To read the full text, please go to Huffington Post.