(WECT) Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools, but very few are accepted.
Wilmington, North Carolina native Patrick Peoples has the distinct honor of getting into seven of them.
Peoples is a senior at the Lyceum Academy of New Hanover High School and said he is thrilled to have been accepted to Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, Brown University, Dartmouth College, Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania.
"No one ever expects to get in," Peoples admitted.
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