WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — Normally in school, when you get a call to leave the class, it’s not good news. But for one local high school senior, it was to receive one of the biggest surprises of her life.
Diana Flores from Winters Mill High School in Westminster received a full, four-year scholarship to McDaniel College as a Dorsey Scholar.READ MORE: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
Not only does this cover full tuition, but also room and board, a value of more than $200,000.READ MORE: 'Video Music Box' Founder, Hip Hop Influencer Ralph McDaniels Shares His Journey In New Showtime Documentary: 'This Music Is Really Powerful'
The Dorsey Scholar is highest academic honor at McDaniel.MORE NEWS: Ronnie Stanley Discusses His Recovery From Ankle Surgery, Supporting His Ravens Teammates And More
She says she hopes this shows her younger cousins and siblings what it means that hard work pays off and your story and voice matter.