New York senior accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A teen from New York State has been accepted to all eight Ivy League schools plus four others.

Augusta Uwamanzu-nna, 17, from Elmont has a 101.6 grade point average.

She is the valedictorian at Elmont Memorial High School and was an Intel Science finalist.

“My family is so excited. Sometimes I feel like they get so much more excited than me. They literally scream. When I called my mom and told her she was screaming on the phone,” said Uwamanzu-nna.

Uwamanzu-nna has until May 1 to make her decision.

She has to choose between the eight Ivy League Schools plus Rensaleer, NYU, MIT and Johns Hopkins.

“I’m still quite unsure what school I’m going to attend but I know attending any of them will be such a great honor,” said Uwamanzu-nna.CNN contributed to this report.

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