CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - 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 Iyliyya Jackson, a 12th grader at West Charlotte - Project Lift Academy.
Hobbies: Iyliyya loves doing makeup, hair, working out, and cooking
Special Recognition: CIAA High School Day Attendee, Literary Magazine Writer
Future plans: She would like to attend a community college to boost her GPA so that she's able to get in a good four year college. Iyliyya thinks she would like to study to become a biochemist.
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