Gates Scholar Winner Akayla Brown is Bringing Her Talents to Howard University

Akayla Brown, the 18-year-old, highly sought after Bodie High School senior, went viral after receiving a prestigious scholarship from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A Southwest Philadelphia original, Brown applied to more than 25 universities, including several HBCUs and Ivy League schools. And after much deliberation with herself, family members, and friends, Brown has chosen Howard University as the school of choice she will be attending in the fall. Click here to read more!

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