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Mount Vernon HS Senior Offered $500,000 In Scholarships, 5 Full Rides In Westchester
A high school senior from Westchester diagnosed with a learning disability proved anything is possible by being offered a total of $500,000 in scholarships and five full rides from 15 colleges.
Mount Vernon High School senior Mia Vaquero, who will be graduating in June, was accepted into 15 schools and offered a cumulative $500,000 in scholarships, Mount Vernon City School District officials announced on Wednesday, May 24.
The first person in her family to pursue a college education, Vaquero was inspired to work hard in school after seeing how much her parents, who cam…