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High School Twins From Louisiana Earn 1.3 Million Each In Academic Scholarships

by BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors August 17, 2020

Twin brothers Brin and Nial Wilson, senior students at Captain Shreve High School in Shreveport, Louisiana, have received a total of over $1.3 million each in academic scholarships. They are enrolled to attend college this fall, and they both plan to major in civil engineering.

The Wilsons have amassed a total of $2,728,000 with Brin accumulating $1,393,012 and Nial accumulating $1,335,788.

Brin and Nial applied to and have been recruited from numerous colleges throughout the United States such as Morehouse College in Atlanta, St. John University in New York City, Lasalle University in Philadelphia, Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana Tech and Barry University in Miami, Florida, just to name a few.

Aside from their academic success, they also received athletic scholarship offers to play football. Brin has an offer from Knox College in Illinois, and Nial has offers from Culver-Stockton in Missouri, Sterling College and McPherson in Kansas, Judson University in Illinois.

The twins have also been acknowledged as Top 2019 Prospects by Louisiana Football Magazine & TV, Offense-Defense All-American Bowl selections in Daytona, Florida and Blue-Grey All-American Bowl selections in Houston, Texas. They were also recognized by LHSAA 2019 Bowling All-District 2nd Team and with the Captain Shreve Distinguished Scholar Award.

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