Shariah Edwards just graduated from Power Center Academy High School, a charter school in Memphis, Tennessee. Now, she’s faced with a task many recent high school grads must do — choose which college of those she was accepted to she wants to attend.
But Shariah’s situation is unique, in more ways than one. She was accepted to 149 colleges across the country, according to a counselor at the school. She’s also been offered more than $7.6 million in scholarship money. 
“She has totally blown us away,” said Tamara Woods-Wormley, the college counselor at Power Center Academy High School.  “I gave her a list of colleges from A to Z that don’t have application fees … every day she would come into the office and ask to send transcripts here or there.”
Shariah, a straight-A student, never expected this outcome. She simply wanted to maximize her options for higher education and relieve the financial burden …