Teen mom graduates with $1 million in scholarships

A Trezevant High School student has received more than $1 million in scholarships from 25 colleges.

She’s a young mother who has graduated with top honors and scholarships from at least 25, Lamyrical Harris from Trezevant High School in Memphis, Tennessee, she is sharing with us how she managed to graduate with honor also, even after her becoming pregnant.

There’s a picture on facebook congratulating Lamyrical Harris received thousands of likes.

Those who’re close to her said that she normally came to school, took care of her business and she kept motivating, Assistant Principal Yolanda Sherrod agreed.

During her junior year she found out she’s pregnant, she said “I was scared. It just made me go 10 times harder,”.

But she kept fighting and working for her goals, and also after her son was born Laderrious Moore, Harris still graduated as a valedictorian.

After she had her son, there were sometimes Harris couldn’t walk easily, she was struggling, and thanks to her teacher who helped her to keep focus and stayed with her.

As Harris said that at the end of junior year she had $200,000. By the time she hit senior year, she was at 500,000.

And by the time it kept growing “At the end of senior year it was over $600,000,” Harris said.

Day by day the scholarships kept coming and growing, and a few days before she crossed the stage to graduate, she earned more than $1 million in scholarships.

“Everything we give her to do, she wants to do so her child sees that, ‘Hey, my mom went through all these obstacles but she still pushed through and she was still successful,'” Sherrod said.

And she also strongly believe that they’re going to see more like Lamryical in the future, they’re sure about it and they’re going to see a successful Lamyrical Harris.

As The Real Trezevant High School shared on facebook “BREAKING NEWS! We have our first MILLION DOLLAR SCHOLAR in Trezevant history. Our valedictorian, Lamyrical Harris, has been offered a total of $1,244,298 in ACADEMIC scholarships, making her our first to receive this honor. While we’ve had some amazing athletes throughout Trezevant history, she is the first to earn this amount solely in academic scholarships. The class of 2019 continues to break records and leave its mark on THS forever. Congratulations Lamyrical!”.

And the post received thousands of likes and comments

Some user said that she continued sacrificing and working hard and she definitely deserved this reward, may god bless her and her baby too through her life journey.

And another user said that this a proud moment for her family surely, you know first million dollar scholar, keep God first and stay focus.

Harris still deciding where to go, she got more than 25 schools to choose from, she hopes her son Laderrious Moore, will be as successful as her.

Lamryical wants the best for her child, she want him to be the best in his class, and she also want him to have over a million dollars in scholarships.

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Written by Toly Khawas

Toly is an Interior Designer by day, writer by night and a full time artist.

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