Transcript for Disney makes a young girl’s dreams come true with Disney Dreamers Academy
This morning, we are surprising one inspiring young woman with the opportunity of a lifetime landing a spot in Disney dreamers academy which helps 100 extraordinary young people get closer to making their dreams a reality so this student is a real superstar at her high school and speaking of superstar, keke palmer is there with her. Keke. Hey, I'm here at the Mary Louis academy. The Disney dreamers academy filled 99 of those 100 spots and right now we're about to make the academy complete. Myah Mitchell is one of the top students in her class and has an incredible story. Check it out. Hi, I'm Myah Mitchell. I'm 16. I'm in the 11th grid and I want to be a Disney dreamer. When I first discovered I wanted to be an astronaut was at 5. Mae Jemison sets the bar higher. I can go higher. Being black, being a female, they're like, oh, I don't think that is for you but I know what I want to do. For me to have the opportunity to be the Disney dreamers academy would be an amazing opportunity for me. I tend to like want to blend into the background a little bit. I want to be more confident. although I've never met Dr. Mae Jemison it's one of my biggest dreams. I look forward to being able to basically say I accomplished my dream. I've been dreaming about this for a long time. Nothing can get in the way of me achieving my dreams. Let's meet Myah, you guys. Follow me. How is everybody doing? Is Myah Mitchell here? Myah, come up to here to the front of the classroom. I'm here to tell you you are live right now on "Good morning America." Do you have any idea why I'm here? Disney dreamers? For you. Our friends over at Walt Disney told us what you submitted in your essay to the Disney dreamers academy and I actually have a very special message from someone you consider to be a role model. Hello, Myah. This is Dr. Mae Jemison and I had the pleasure of reading your essay submission for the Disney dreamers academy. And I was instantly a fan. You've managed to get the secret, science, compassion and humanity all mixed in. Congratulations. You've been accepted to the Disney dreamers academy. Whoo! Myah, so excited to be here with you. Your emotion and your dedication shines so through. You're an inspiration to me and everyone in the classroom. Come on up here, guys, and join us. How does it feel to see that message from someone you admire so much. Amazing. Oh, my gosh. Can you put it in one word? Awesome. Now, of course your principal Mrs. Ann o'hagen is here. How does it feel to see this from being a violinist to S.T.E.M. She is exactly that. The musician, the robotics team member, the one who wanted to start the girls poet program here and volunteers with vets and mentors young children. Wow. Every Saturday she had always volunteering. Myah is going to soar to great Oh, my gosh. I have this hat for you. So happy to join you. Speaking of that, I can't wait but in the words of Marianne Williamson when you let your light shine you unconsciously give other people the permission to do the same so keep shining, Myah. I'm so proud of you. You guys. Oh, my gosh. That was incredibly, incredibly
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