Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Arjun Patel thought he was invited to participate in a segment on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” about high school students and their college choices.
Instead, Patel was part of a surprise national announcement on March 31 that he was the winner of a $40,000 college scholarship.
“Honestly, I had no clue,” Patel told the Chronicle. “I didn’t know how to react.” His parents, Hamon and Rinku Patel of Flossmoor were watching and were very excited for their son.
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