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Young Black American student wins National gold medal in US, earns $3 million scholarship to study in 38 universities

A young black American student named Taylor Herron has been awarded $3 million worth of scholarships to study in 38 Art universities across the United States of America following an outstanding performance in High School.

She also received a National Gold Medal for a piece of Art she worked on while in school.

Taylor Herron is a visual arts student from Madison, Mississippi. She was formerly a student of Germantown High School before she transferred to Mississippi School of Arts (MSA) to study painting where she will be receiving her diploma in Arts.

Taylor was an outstanding student while in MSA, she was made the Miss MSA and won titles such as Hall of Fame, Prom Court, Vice President of the Diversity Club, and Student Government Association Floor Rep.

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She received approximately $3 million in college scholarship offers and got accepted into 38 universities which includes several prestigious art colleges across the country.

Taylor also was recognized with many awards from the regional, state, and national for her excellent performance in arts. Some of her artworks were hung in different places in the United States capital.

She received a National Gold Medal, as well as the National New York Life Award, and Mississippi State New York Life Award, for her piece “Overload” while a student in MSA.


Speaking on her achievements, MSA confirmed that Taylor has received many admissions from many art colleges in the United States and has chosen to attend Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, United States.

Herron in her statement, advised other high schoolers not to be scared while applying for scholarships and to make sure to stay in contact with the counselors with a humble and grateful attitude.

“Make the effort to apply and don’t be scared to branch out. Make sure to stay in contact with your admissions counselor and contacts at the schools you have applied at, and always be appreciative, humble, and gracious,” she said.

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