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Human Billboard Gets Scholarship

Updated: Thursday, January 23 2014, 03:48 AM CST
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Trending this morning, a Kentucky man with a job as a human billboard gets the chance of a lifetime, money to go to college.      

Montez Jones dances in Louisville to keep warm.

On Martin Luther King Day, Montez who works for a tax service caught the eye of a reverend.  And he saw his life moving in a new direction.

Reverend Cosby isn't just a pastor, he's the President of Simmons College of Kentucky, who offered montez a full ride scholarship.

The opportunity comes as the college makes a historic change.

The historically black bible college will be fully accredited next year. That means more federal funding, grants and scholarship opportunities.

That's good news for people like Montez. His scholarship is worth $2,600 a semester. Reverend Cosby hopes it will push other local churches to invest in the West End of town.   

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