14-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Spelman College Student

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Sydney Wilson (The Wilson Academy, Facebook).

A 14-year-old girl from Georgia became the youngest person to be accepted into Spelman College.

Sydney Wilson will start at the historically Black college in the fall and will become a member of the Class of 2023, WXIA-TV reported. An admission letter obtained by the station states that the teen has “a portfolio demonstrating outstanding academic achievement, a commitment to service in your community, and strong leadership potential.”

Wilson graduated from The Wilson Academy in Lithonia, Georgia on May 18 after taking high school level courses, and was co-valedictorian, according to WXIA-TV. The academy is a private grade four through 12 school that focuses on financial education, critical thinking skills, and STEM, according to the news station.

Wilson’s parents enrolled her into the school when she was only 10 years old, WSBTV reported. During her time at the school, she scored in…

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