Twins from Frederick A. Douglass High School amass nearly $5 million in scholarships, rank 1st and 3rd in class
Twin sisters Kayla and Kyla Frey from Frederick A. Douglass High School in New Orleans have gained recognition for their outstanding academic achievements. Kayla ranks first and Kyla ranks third in their class. Together they have amassed nearly $5 million in scholarships. Despite facing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane Ida, Kayla excelled in her studies and participated in various extracurricular activities, while Kyla, a semi-finalist for the Gates Scholarship, pursued her interest in athletic training. The twins credit their success to their strong work ethic and the multiple Career Pathway Programs at their school, along with support from family, school leaders, and teachers.