Ellie McCormick Denied High School Diploma Over $15 Laptop Repair Fee From Freshman Year

Ellie McCormick Denied High School Diploma Over $15 Laptop Repair Fee From Freshman Year

A Nebraska high school graduate went viral after revealing that she did not receive her diploma on graduation day due to an unpaid fee.

Ellie McCormick posted a video from the aftermath of her graduation in May on the TikTok account (@estarssecretaccount96).

Since it was published on the platform on May 27th, the video has received nearly a million views.

“POV u didn’t get a diploma cuz u lost ur laptop bag freshman year,” the first caption in the video reads.

She’s wearing her cap and gown in the video, and she shows the camera the inside of her diploma cover, revealing a pink slip.

“Your diploma has been pulled until you have paid your laptop repair fee,” the slip says. “Please see the amount below.”

Ellie McCormick owed $15 in school fees. She wrote in the caption, “Hot girls get a pink diploma anyway.”

The Nebraska teen was still able to walk across the stage, despite the fact that she lacked her certificate of completion.

Crunchyroll’s Summer 2023 Anime Season Calendar

Crunchyroll’s Summer 2023 Anime Season Calendar

Crunchyroll has 40+ new, returning, and continuing series available to anime fans worldwide beginning July 1st.

The full Crunchyroll Summer 2023 Anime Season Calendar is available below.

Horimiya: The Missing Pieces (CloverWorks)

When the popular Hori and the gloomy Miyamura meet, they reveal another side of themselves.
Could this be the start of something new?

○ Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Castilian, Spanish, Hindi, and Russian

Am I Actually the Strongest? (Staple Entertainment)
After being a shut-in, Haruto is reincarnated as a baby. And amazingly, that baby is a prince!
However, he’s abandoned in a forest on the day he’s born because of his low magic level… What
will be the fate of Haruto, who was inadvertently given 1000 times the normal amount of magic
by the goddess of reincarnation without anyone noticing?! 
○ Dubs include: English

AYAKA (Studio Blanc.)
The story follows Yukito Yanagi, an orphan who one day encounters an eccentric disciple of his father. The strange man takes him to his birthplace on Ayakajima, made up of seven islands where mysterious beings called “Mitama” and dragons are rumored to reside. There, Yukito meets his father’s two other disciples, who protect the harmony of Ayakajima… which soon
threatens to collapse.
○ Dubs include: English

My Tiny Senpai (Project No.9)

When Shinozaki started his new job, he didn’t expect his superior to be so…cute!? He struggled to learn the ropes until Katase, his tiny and kind senpai, took him under her wing. But as they grow closer, he hopes her attention might mean something more. 
○ Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Hindi

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout The Animation (LIDENFILMS)

The village of Rasenboden lies on Kurken Island, which is surrounded by a lake. Time travels slowly on this island that’s on the outskirts of the Roteswasser Kingdom. In this quiet little village with very little excitement lived Ryza, a girl with entirely too much energy for this quiet
village, whose main feature was that she was so ordinary that she has no outstanding features. “Sigh… Isn’t there anything exciting to do?” Ryza wasn’t satisfied with solely being known as an ordinary farmer’s daughter in the uptight, boring little village. So one day, she sneaks onto a little boat with her childhood friends Lent and Tao, and they have their first adventure to the opposite shore. There, she encounters a man who uses a mysterious power called alchemy. Ryza is completely enchanted by this power and asks him to teach it to her. From an ordinary farmer’s daughter to an alchemist… This was something completely new. Their own little adventure one summer is about to begin.

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 (Studio Bind)
A 34-year-old virgin loser is kicked out of his home by his family and realized that his life is completely over. As he regrets wasting his life, a truck runs him over and he died. When he wakes up, he’s in a world of sword and sorcery! Reborn as a baby named Rudeus, he decides that this time, he’ll live a life he won’t regret. Using his knowledge from his past life, he quickly develops a talent for magic and is given a small girl as a tutor. He also meets a beautiful quarter-elf with emerald green hair. The new life he always wanted is about to begin. A fantasy
story about living the life you’ve always wanted begins here!
○ Dubs include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French,
Italian, Castilian Spanish, and Russian


Sweet Reincarnation (SynergySP)
A boy named Pastry is set to become the next lord of the destitute dominion of Morteln. He’s known for having a remarkable talent for his age… and it just so happens he was a genius pastry chef with a promising future in his previous life! He still retains his determination to make
sweets that will make everyone smile, even after reincarnating as Pastry. But many challenges stand before him, including bandits attacking his domain, malicious and eccentric nobles, an unfortunate financial situation, and land so barren that even water is scarce. The only weapons he has to fight them with are his own ingenuity and love for making sweets. Can Pastry succeed in bringing happiness to the land?
○ Dubs include: English and German

Masamune-kun’s Revenge R (SILVER LINK.)
“I’ve returned to this town for revenge!” Eight years ago, Makabe Masamune, a weak and chubby boy, was harshly rejected by the beautiful Adagaki Aki. Now, he’s lost a ton of weight, changed his name, and returned as a handsome teenage boy… all to make the “Brutal Princess” Aki fall in love with him so that he can reject her just as harshly as she did.
○ Dubs include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French,
Italian, Castilian Spanish, and Hindi

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Cour 2 (Bandai Namco Pictures)

Filled with rage against spirits known as tsukumogami, Kunato Hyoma is sent to live with Nagatsuki Botan to help him see a different side. Though both are part of a clan that returns the spirits back to their world with divine powers, their experiences with the otherworldly vessels
are vastly different. Kunato was robbed of a loved one, and Nagatsuki was saved by them. Can she get through to him? 

The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses (GoHands)
Komura-kun, a slightly shy middle school boy, has a crush on his bespectacled classmate, Mie-san, who sits next to him. “I wish she would look at me, even if it has to be through those thick lenses.” He goes about his life, unable to bring himself to talk to this strangely charming
girl. Three days into a new seating arrangement, Mie-san has forgotten her glasses again. Komura-kun tries his best to help her, but when she gets up close to him to try to see, his heart starts racing uncontrollably!

Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon (AXsiZ; Studio Gokumi)

The future of this fantasy world now lies in the hands of…a vending machine! Hakkon was once a human until he died in an accident and was reincarnated as a sentient piece of machinery. While he can still hear and see, there’s no way for him to move by himself or speak more than his programmed phrases. How can he make the most of this strange new life? 
○ Dubs include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French,
Italian, Castilian Spanish, and Hindi

Undead Murder Farce (Lapin Track)

The 19th century — a world inhabited by vampires, golems, werewolves, and other paranormal creatures. Immortal beauty and disembodied head Aya Rindo, along with half-human-half-demon “Demon Killer” Tsugaru Shunichi and her loyal maid Shizuku Hasei travels through Europe as supernatural detective “The Cage User,” solving supernatural
mysteries while she searches for her lost body. 

Reign of the Seven Spellblades (J.C. Staff)

It’s springtime at Kimberly Magic Academy, and new students are beginning their first year. Among them are a skilled and studious boy, Oliver, and a headstrong samurai girl, Nanao. They soon form a unique bond in the halls of Kimberly, but this picturesque school isn’t what it
seems. Dark secrets and endless danger lurk behind every corner. Can these wizards make it to graduation alive?! 
○ Dubs include: English, German, and Hindi

The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again Today (GoHands)

When Saku took in a stray black cat, she never expected that he would become the equivalent of a housekeeping life partner. But Yukichi, a giant cat who towers over Saku, is not your ordinary feline. He takes great pride in his culinary skills, and a good sale at the supermarket always gets his whiskers twitching. Saku may not have her act together yet, but at least she has Yukichi!

The Gene of AI (Madhouse)

Hikaru Sudo is a human doctor who specializes in treating humanoids, who come to him with various problems and worries. Although humanoids suffer from “diseases” like humans, there are “treatment” options available only to them. In a world where humans, humanoids, and robots live alongside one another in daily life, the protagonist is a human doctor who treats humanoids. This is a wide-ranging story that examines the problems that arise due to differences between human and humanoids perspectives, not focusing on war, terrorism,
murder, conspiracy, violence, or, hatred, but instead on love and friendship.

Sugar Apple Fairy Tale Season 2 (J.C. Staff)

In a world where fairies are bought and sold to the highest bidder, humans aren’t exactly on friendly terms with the fae folk. But friendship is exactly what Anne Halford seeks with Challe, her new fairy bodyguard, though he’s not so keen on the idea. As his new master, Anne tasks him with escorting her through a particularly dangerous area, but with a reluctant bodyguard eager to escape a life of servitude, she’ll have to deal with a lot more than she bargained for…
○ Dubs include: English

Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 3 (TMS Entertainment)

Kinoshita Kazuya is a 20-year-old failure of a college student. He managed to kiss his girlfriend once but was dumped after a month. “Ugh… Damn it. I never want to go through that again.” Completely spiteful, Kazuya uses a certain method to date a girl. He goes to their meeting place and suddenly hears, “You’re Kazuya-kun, right?” A beautiful girl brushing her long, black hair behind her ear was there, smiling at him. Her name was Mizuhara Chizuru. Something real is born after just a single rental! A reckless rom-com filled with love and excitement is about to begin!
○ Dubs include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French,
Italian, Castilian Spanish, and Hindi

Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress Season 3 (Gift-o’-Animatio; Kinema Citrus; Studio Jemi)

Third-year middle school student Yu-yu Kondo lives in Kanazawa City in the country of Kaga. Being unable to reject requests, Yu-yu often gets caught up in his sister’s hobbies. When Yu-yu could no longer bear it and ran away from home, he was saved by Megumi Okura. Megumi invites Yu-yu to the Night Amusement Park “Wonder Hill” where her friends gather. The amusement park is where many youths of the Vanguard-centric group “Team Blackout” gather. And this is how Yu-yu encounters Vanguard and was drawn in by the appeal of Vanguard and the world and friends he had never seen before.


Liar, Liar (Geek Toys)

A mind game of lies and deceit begins! At Academy Island, students battle in Games to win stars, hoping to earn the prestigious title “Seven Star.” Sarasa is last year’s champion and is on track to win again until Hiroto, a new transfer student, hits the scene. Surprisingly, Hiroto defeats her by sheer luck! Now, he must use bluffs and trickery to stay on top. 
○ Dubs include: English


My Unique Skill Makes Me OP even at Level 1 (Maho Film)

Sato Ryota, a salaryman working for an exploitative company, suddenly finds himself inside an unfamiliar dungeon in a strange world where monsters drop all sorts of items as loot. With the help of a girl, he happens to run into named Emily, he’s able to check his own stats… and finds that all of them, both physical and magical, are at rank F (the weakest)! What’s more, his level is stuck at 1 (the lowest)! Ryota is on the verge of utter despair… but then he learns that he also has “Drop Skill: All S,” the most powerful unique skill there is! Can Ryota manage to survive in this bizarre world?! The strongest and weakest adventure of all is about to begin!
○ Dubs include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French,
Italian, Castilian Spanish, Hindi, and Arabic

TenPuru (Gekkou)

“I know! I’ll become a monk!” Akagami Akemitsu has spent his days and nights absorbed in studying and part-time work in an effort to distance himself from his family, which is notorious as a household of philanderers. One day, he falls in love at first sight with a girl named Aoba Yuzuki, and suddenly he’s constantly drowning in worldly desires. Hoping to fight back against his genes and live a more stoic life, he enters a temple… only to find out that it’s a convent filled with gorgeous girls! So begins a new rom-com about the temple life of three adorable triplets and two beautiful freeloaders! (Official Trailer)
○ Dubs include: English

Classroom for Heroes (Actas)

At a school for heroes-in-training, one boy with a legendary secret joins the student ranks!
○ Dubs include: Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese

JULY 12:
Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 (Bones)

Detective employees are caught one after another, and Kamui, the leader of Tenjin Goshui, is closing in on the Armed Detective Agency. Will the Agency survive?!
○ Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and French

Saint Cecilia & Pastor Lawrence (Doga Kobo)

Saint Cecilia graciously guides the churchgoers of a quaint town with insightful advice. But once the pews are empty, the sweet saint becomes adorably lazy. Lawrence, the overprotective pastor, can’t help but dote upon the listless girl. While the unlikely pair leads a simple life together, Cecilia develops a secret crush on the oblivious pastor and finds herself falling in love!
○ Dubs include: English

JULY 13:
The Devil is a Part-Timer!! Season 2 (Studio 3Hz)

When Sadao Maou (Satan) finds himself on the cusp of victory, he is foiled by the hero Emilia and has to make his escape through a portal to modern-day Japan. Trapped in a new world with no practical skills and a dire need to pay the rent he begins his new life as a fast food restaurant fry cook. Now Emi, formerly the hero Emilia, is also trapped in this magic-less world and has begun to build a less adversarial relationship with Maou. In Season 2, this new direction for their relationship is put to the test when a small girl is born from a golden apple claiming to be their child! 
○ Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and French

JULY 14:
LINK CLICK Season 2 (Studio LAN)

Lu Guang and Cheng Xiaoshi’s work comes with some risks, but no one could’ve guessed what’s unraveled so far. After being possessed by a mysterious killer, Qiao Ling attacked Lu Guang. Now, his life is on the line. Cheng Xiaoshi is ready to do whatever it takes to find the murderer and prevent another tragedy. But this unknown assailant might be more powerful than they
○ Dubs include: English, French, Italian, Castilian Spanish, and Arabic


Fate/strange Fake -Whispers of Dawn- (A-1 Pictures) – Special Episode:

The Holy Grail War: a competition in which Mages summon Heroic Spirits and vie against each other in pursuit of the Holy Grail, a wish-granting machine that can grant any and all wishes. Several years after the conclusion of the Fifth Holy Grail War in Japan, the next war is about to manifest in a place called Snowfield in the western United States. It is a Holy Grail war that is full of false things. Mages and Heroic Spirits have gathered together on a false pedestal Even though they know that this is a false Holy Grail War, they continue to dance on the pedestal. What is true and what is false will be settled in the next life. They do it not for the Holy Grail, but to uphold their own beliefs and nothing more. And when the time comes, what will fill the vessel? Lies? Truth? Or something else?

○ Dubs include: English

The Great Cleric (Yokohama Animation Laboratory; Cloud Hearts):

Can a former salaryman become peerless in another world?! A salaryman was shot to death just before earning a promotion, and a god decided to reincarnate him in another world as a fifteen-year-old healer named Luciel. On top of all that, the country he was born into seems to hate healers. Feeling that he’s in danger, Luciel visits the adventurers’ guild in hopes of keeping himself safe. But the training is much harder than he expected, and every day he’s forced to drink a mysterious beverage called “Substance X.” Wait, this life doesn’t seem to have anything to do with being a healer… The day-to-day life of a super-masochistic, back-from-the-dead healer begins, with his very survival on the line!
○ Dubs include: English, German, and Hindi

The Misfit of Demon King Academy II: History’s Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and
Goes to School with His Descendants (Silver Link):

The one that appeared in front of Anos, who prevented the war between demons and humans was a new “child of the god” who has come to annihilate the tyrannical demon king. The misfit who overcomes all odds heads on to a new battle. “After being reincarnated into a peaceful era, I’ve learned how to hold back a bit.”
○ Dubs include: English and French

Ayakashi Triangle (Connect):

Kazamaki Matsuri is an exorcist ninja who exorcizes evil spirits called ayakashi. His childhood friend, Kanade Suzu, tends to attract ayakashi, so he secretly protects her from them. But now Suzu has caught the eye of Shirogane, an ayakashi who looks like a cat but rules over all
ayakashi as their king! The groundbreaking new series by “To Love Ru” author Yabuki Kentaro, an ayakashi romance fantasy receives its long-awaited anime adaptation!
○ Dubs include: German

● One Piece (Toei Animation)
● EDENS ZERO Season 2 (J.C.Staff)
● Case Closed (Detective Conan) (TMS Entertainment)
● Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts (J.C. Staff)
● Soaring Sky! Precure (Toei Animation)

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How Aurora Castner Went From Being Born Inside A Jail To Harvard Student

How Aurora Castner Went From Being Born Inside A Jail To Harvard Student

Despite all odds, a young Texas girl born in a prison graduated as one of the top students in her class and will be attending Harvard University in the fall to further her education.

According to the Houston Chronicle, Aurora Castner graduated third in her class from Conroe High School just 18 years after being born inside the Galveston County Jail.

The new graduate began her application essay to the Ivy League school with “I was born in prison,” according to the Chronicle. She got accepted through early action.

When Castner was born, her mother was already incarcerated, and she connected with her mother since the day her father picked her up from jail as an infant and raised her alone.

With the help of the Conroe neighborhood, Castner got to fulfill her dream of attending Harvard and pursuing a career in law.

The staff at her primary school introduced her to a community mentoring program where adult volunteers have lunch with young students at least once a week and offer advice on their needs, aspirations, worries, and future. Castner’s relationship with his student was typical of many that last for years.

Mona Hamby, according to the Chronicle, has been in Castner’s life for a decade. “I was given a paper about her. Her hero was Rosa Parks, her favorite food was Dairy Queen tacos, and she loved to read. “I thought she sounded like a bright little girl,” Hamby told the Chronicle. “I still have that paper.” Hamby, like Castner, was raised without a mother.

“She told me, ‘I’ve been to jail.'” “No, that can’t be right,” she said of the then-8-year-old. “I knew I couldn’t just go to lunch with this kid once a week; she needed more,” Hamby told the Chronicle.

According to the publication, Hamby took Castner to her first haircut at a salon, assisted her in getting glasses, and even took her on a tour of Harvard’s campus in March 2022. “After that trip, I saw her love for the school intensify,” Hamby said.

The adolescent stated that she found value in her life both before and after joining the mentorship program.

“It was a very different environment than I grew up in, and that’s not a bad thing,” Castner told the Chronicle. “Everything Mona taught me was very valuable in the same way that everything I went through before Mona was very valuable.”

In addition to helping the teen receive dental care, other members of the community allowed her to attend summer camp. James Wallace, a professor at Boston University, reportedly provided Castner with Harvard application advice. “He helped me to tell my story in the best way possible,” Castner said.

However, Castner’s dedication to academic rigor was self-driven. She joined the Academy for Health and Science Professions in her high school, which aids in preparing students’ minds for careers in science and mathematics, as she grew up a strong reader at a young age.

16-Year-Old LeAnna Roberts To Graduate From University of Alabama With All Honors

16-Year-Old LeAnna Roberts To Graduate From University of Alabama With All Honors

As this Saturday’s graduation draws near, graduation festivities have already begun at the University of Alabama. It serves as a springboard for even greater things for 16-year-old LeAnna Roberts.

Summa cum laude, the top student in her class, will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2023 while wearing more than 12 honors ropes and tassels.

“I’m incredibly thrilled; it hasn’t really sunk in yet, but I’m incredibly thrilled. My family is coming to support me, of course, and they are all very proud of me, Roberts told the Tuscaloosa News.

The Tuscaloosa native is one of the school’s youngest graduates, having graduated when he was far too young to drive or vote. Roberts’ next task is to complete the year-long medical school application process.

According to the school’s website, she stated, “I am currently preparing to take the Medical College Admission Test next month so I can begin the application process for medical schools.

The future orthopedic surgeon candidate is still enrolled at UA with a diploma and an associate’s degree. Following graduation, she plans to enroll in graduate-level classes with a focus on health care.

She plans to graduate from the STEM Path to MBA program in May 2024. The teen’s ultimate goal is to make a positive contribution to the medical industry, with a focus on rural healthcare disparities.

In an interview with WTVM 13, Roberts stated, “I want to become a surgeon to close the gaps in health care for so many people nationally and internationally.”

Roberts has been advancing with distinction since 2021. Due to dual enrollment, she was able to finish high school early, and on the same day she turned 15, she received an associate’s degree in biology from Shelton State Community College as well as her high school diploma from Central High School.

She later transferred to the University of Alabama to complete her bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine.

Roberts stated to WVTM 13 in 2021, “I’ve always chased a challenge because it’s great to do something that other people haven’t.”

Despite being younger than her classmates, Roberts said she has felt right at home at the University of Arizona. Because most people are unaware of the age difference, the 16-year-old considers herself to be a typical student, keeping busy and navigating college life with her peers. She has also never let her age limit or obstruct her efforts to achieve her objectives.

While she is still a teen, Roberts’ frequently demanding schedule does not prevent her from remaining enthusiastic about learning.

“Balance has undoubtedly been the key. I’ve been able to succeed so far by balancing extracurricular activities and remaining focused in class,” she told WVTM 13.

As if she weren’t already an inspiration, the adolescent student eagerly balanced her coursework with community involvement.

Roberts told Local 12 News, “I am a volunteer at Druid City Hospital and have volunteered with Al’s Pals and Vision Days during my two years as an undergraduate student.

In addition, Roberts recently published an abstract on health disparities and literacy in Black Belt communities with Dr. Avani Shah, an associate professor in the UA School of Social Work.

The parental support for Roberts is unwavering despite her unusual matriculation. The accomplishments of their daughter were the source of great pride for parents Lee and Latonya Roberts.

Every day, Mother Latonya looked forward to picking up her intelligent daughter from school and hearing about her day.

“I always enjoyed hearing about her day.” Even though some days were more difficult than others, the proud mother always saw the bright side of things, according to WVTM 13.

LeAnna is grateful for her family’s support in allowing her to achieve her goals.

Dennis Barnes Receives Record Breaking $9 Million In Scholarship Offers From 125 Colleges

Dennis Barnes Receives Record Breaking $9 Million In Scholarship Offers From 125 Colleges

According to local New Orleans news station WWL-TV, Dennis Barnes, a high school student from New Orleans, is currently the holder of the largest amount of scholarship money awarded. In order to officially recognize Barnes’ new record, the school contacted Guinness.

More than $9 million in scholarships have been awarded to Barnes, who has been accepted into 125 colleges and universities.

In an effort to set a high standard for college admissions, Barnes stated that he submitted his college applications in August. Barnes told WWL-TV that he received a ton of scholarship offers in addition to decision letters, which were overflowing in his mailbox.

He beat the prior record holder, who was also from Louisiana. A senior from Lafayette got $8.7 million in scholarships from universities all over the country in 2019.

Barnes, a dual student at Southern University of New Orleans with a cumulative GPA of 4.98, is gaining college credit while remaining a high school student. His ultimate goal with his education is to receive a dual degree in Criminal Justice and Computer Science.

He has held the position of Executive President of the National Honor Society outside of the classroom and has earned straight A’s since the first grade.

The New Orleans native has received the “Diplomas en Espaol” award from the Institute Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports for his proficiency in Spanish. Maria Page, the Honorary Consul of Spain in New Orleans, presented him with the Jose Luis Baos Award for Excellence in the Spanish Language, which he also recently accepted.

On May 2, Dennis Barnes is expected to reveal his next college destination. He claims that his short-term objective is to reach $10 million in scholarship funding. The Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center will host Barnes’ graduation on May 24th.