ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis public high school student is taking his college career to new heights.

Kyran Walton has been accepted to one of the world’s top circus schools, located in Montreal.

The senior at Metro High School has been performing in the circus since he was 8-years-old. His specialty is the trapeze.

Walton has known he has wanted to go the National Circus School since he was in 6th grade.

He says his proudest moments were performing at the Kennedy Center and National Mall in Washington DC during the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival.

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