Calif. Teen Overcomes Abuse and Homelessness to Earn 4.1 GPA — The Root

Elexis Webster is a 17-year-old junior with a 4.1 GPA. She’s been on the honor roll throughout high school and has plans to go to college. “As a 17-year-old junior with a 4.1 GPA, many wouldn’t expect me to have such a rough life,” Elexis, of Oakland, Calif., began her application essay to Students Rising…

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