Gabrielle Jones, a high school senior who was bullied by her classmates for much of her life, has channeled that negative experience through writing an essay that won her a $50,000 college scholarship. “I found I had a voice and it’s very powerful,” Gabrielle says. She plans to attend law school and become a judge someday. WKYC reports on the story:
CLEVELAND — Gabrielle Jones, a senior at Martin Luther King Jr. High School, spent years being tormented by her classmates.
Through the support of her family and her own determination, Gabrielle vowed not to let the bullies defeat her.
Her strength and will to share her story won Gabrielle a $50,000 scholarship from the Maltz Museum’s “Stop The Hate” essay contest.
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