REPORT: Talk show host donates mega bucks to scholarship fund for gay student

BY TEAM DML / SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 /

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Talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres this week donated $25,000 to a scholarship fund for a gay valedictorian whose story went viral this summer after his parents forced him out of their home.

DeGeneres awarded the money to Seth Owen after the 18-year-old made an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Monday, according to NBC.

The article goes on to state the following:

The donation from DeGeneres comes after a GoFundMe campaign with the goal of helping Owen pay for college raised more than $140,000.

The funds have proven unnecessary, however, as Georgetown University offered Owen, who graduated from First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Fla., with a 4.16 grade-point average, a full-ride scholarship in early August.

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