• Jenks senior accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools

    By: Melodie Pennington


    JENKS, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Jenks senior Sarah Cameron got into all 8 Ivy League schools
    • The first letter came from Yale, the other 7 contacted her Thursday
    • She narrowed her choices to Yale, Princeton and Harvard


    A Jenks senior’s options opened wide last week after accomplishing a rare feat.

    Sarah Cameron boasts a long list of extracurricular including academic clubs and an impressive tennis career.

    Now, she can brag about her 8 college acceptance letters- all to Ivy League schools.

    She joins a short list of teens who accomplished the feat- including fellow class of 2017 senior Ifeoma White-Thorpe from New Jersey.

    Cameron first received her acceptance letter from Yale. Thursday, seven more letters told Cameron they were pleased to inform her of her acceptance.

    In just under a week, she narrowed down her choices to Yale, Princeton and Harvard.

    Further exploring her options, Cameron plans to visit the schools in a few weeks before making her choice.

    She told FOX23 that being born and raised in Jenks, she felt excited to explore a new part of the country and bring Oklahoma pride to the northeast. 

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