Mount Vernon senior makes choice between more than $500,000 in scholarships from 15 schools

After weighing the various offers, she committed to John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a full-ride scholarship.         

News 12 Staff

May 26, 2023, 11:39 AM

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Mount Vernon senior makes choice between more than $500,000 in scholarships from 15 schools
A Mount Vernon High School senior has had the challenge of deciding between more than $500,000 in scholarships from 15 schools - with five full rides.    
Mia Vaquero is graduating with a 90.71 average in June.         
After weighing the various offers, she committed to John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a full-ride scholarship.         
Vaquero plans to major in criminal justice with the hope of becoming an FBI agent. She will be the first person in her family to pursue higher education.


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