Meet the 16-Year-Old Texan Who Will Be Attending Law School This Fall
The Dallas Morning News reports that Haley Taylor Schlitz, who graduated from high school at 13, is preparing to attend Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law this fall, one of nine schools that accepted her, according to the American Bar Association.
Haley was homeschooled after her parents withdrew her from public school in the fifth grade because they didn’t like the way she was being taught, writes the Dallas News‘ Sarah Sarder. After high school, she began taking classes at Tarrant County College and started at Texas Woman’s University in 2017, according to her website.
“Haley initially wanted to go into medicine like her mother but now wants to become an attorney and advocate for gifted students from traditionally neglected communities. She has spoken out against systemic racism in American public schools,” according to Sarder.