Story by Brett A. Halbleib • Photos by Chasi Annexy
When Harold Ekeh went to school the day after finding out he’d been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools, he didn’t yell and scream. He didn’t gloat or do a touchdown dance.
Instead, he walked into several classrooms at Elmont Memorial High School on Long Island, New York, and simply thanked his teachers. He thanked them for everything they’d done for him.
“That’s who he ...