Texas teen in online high school program gets prestigious NAVY scholarship

Jacob Branum is graduating from high school in June, and the Memorial-area teen is headed off to University of Texas at Austin in the fall to study Kinesiology or Nutrition Science, he hasn't settled on one just yet. His trajectory may sound typical, but his path there was anything but. The 17-year-old is a student at Texas Online Prepatory Academy where he's taken 100 percent of his high school courses online, and before that was home schooled with is older sister by their mother.

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