SHELBY, NC — Dawn Loggins, a young girl abandoned by her parents and left to work as a school janitor, is headed for the Ivy League, according to WSOC-TV.
Last summer, Loggins returned home from attending the prestigious Governor''s School of North Carolina in Raleigh to find her parents had left for Tennessee and weren''t coming back, the article stated.
According to the article, at 18, she began working as a janitor for Burns High School to provide for herself.
Loggins, who was able to enroll in advanced placement and honors classes at Burns and receive As, always dreamed of attending an Ivy League school, the article noted.
"When I was younger, I looked around at my family and I saw the neglect, the drug abuse, the bad choices and I saw my family living from paycheck to paycheck and I just made a decision for myself that I was not going to end up like my parents," said Loggins.
Now, with her stellar grades and some scholarship money, Loggins will be attending Harvard University come fall, the article added.
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