Chance Gladney

Carver High graduate, Morehouse College student wins Oprah Scholarship

Carver High graduate, Morehouse College student wins Oprah ScholarshipBy Olivia Gunn | November 27, 2019 at 4:32 PM EST – Updated November 27 at 8:51 PM

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – A Carver High School graduate and Morehouse College student is an Oprah Scholarship winner.

Chance Gladney is a junior at Morehouse and participated in an essay competition over the summer to win the scholarship. He said initially, he couldn’t believe he had won the scholarship.

Gladney got a chance to meet Oprah in October. He said he remembers the day like it was yesterday.

“Getting to meet her was like a dream come true so to say,” said Gladney.

Gladney said people in Columbus have pushed him to this moment and he’s forever grateful for them.

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