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Bounce Scholar of the Week: Myah Hobgood

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Each week during the school year, Project L.I.F.T. selects a student who is excelling not only inside the classroom, but outside as well. The student - along with their favorite teacher - is featured every Wednesday on WBTV News on Bounce at 8 p.m. The program operates within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System.

This week's scholar is Myah Hobgood, an 11th grader IB Scholar at West Charlotte High School. She is currently ranks number one in her class.

Bio: Myah is the daughter of Ms. Tanell Martin and Mr. Marcus Hobgood.

She is a phenomenal IB Diploma Scholar who is dedicated to her school work and developing herself. She has been recognized as Freshman of the Year, MVP of the Swim Team, Coach’s Award for Volleyball, A Honor Roll, Math Medal for Freshman and Sophomore years, Platinum member of the Renaissance Club, Scholar Award for CIS. She has traveled on scholarship to Colombia and from there started an initiative to build a tiny house here in Charlotte.

She has sought and created a relationship with Habitat for Humanity to help her market her house and is currently seeking funding to begin building.

She hopes to seek a career in International Business with a focus on addressing homelessness in the world.

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