Zaila Avant-garde Has Already Received Several Full-Ride College Scholarship Offers
The 14-year-old is being recruited by several colleges in Louisiana.
July 12, 2021 at 12:31 pm
After displaying an incredible spelling prowess at the Scripps National Spelling Bee last week, Zaila Avant-garde has been fielding scholarship offers from several universities, Yahoo reports.The 14-year-old phenomenon has received offers from three academic institutions in her native state of Louisiana. So far, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Louisiana State University and Southern University have all offered Avant-garde full scholarships to their schools.
On Friday, Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) in Baton Rouge, announced it would offer the Guinness world record holder a full ride to any school in their system.
“In celebration of her incredible performance at the National Spelling Bee, LCTCS is proud to offer Zaila Avant-garde a full scholarship to any Louisiana and technical college,” the Facebook post read. “We believe our programs, such as aerospace technology, would be a great fit for you."