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How a high school student won more than $1 million in college scholarships

 

In high school, Derrius Quarles was rebellious in class, disruptive and often late. But the words of a high school teacher had a profound impact on his goals for the future. Through determination and creativity, Derrius earned more than $1.1 million in college scholarships. Now he's paying it forward by advising other students on how to bridge the gap in funding for college.

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