Tag: Jakobi Horn

These Two Atlanta Students Were Homeless and Just Got Scholarships to College

Rebecca Schmitt and Jakobi Horn of Maynard Jackson High School in Atlanta have both been homeless at one point—contributing to Atlanta’s population of nearly 1,800 homeless students. Shmitt, who was recently named valedictorian, and Horn were selected for this year’s Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program, honoring Georgia’s outstanding high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in…