SHOTLIST:

Florham Park, New Jersey- 10 September 2013

WABC- Mandatory Courtesy, "WABC-TV"

1. Wide zoom out of Wilson family walking out of hotel

2. NATSOUND UP (English) Victoria Wilson, 9-year-old Mensa member (transcript below)

3. Wide of three girls at school desks

4. SCREENSHOT of scrolling Mensa website

5. SOUNDBITE (English) STEVEN CAPONEGRO, BROOKLAKE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL (transcript below)

6. Mid pan left of girls at school desks

7. SOUNDBITE (English) JEFFREY WILSON, FATHER (transcript below)

8. SCREENSHOT of scrolling Mensa website

9. Mid of girls at school desks

10. Mid of girls and mother in hotel room

11. NATSOUND UP (English) Tricia Wilson, Mother (transcript below)

12. Wide of family in hotel room

13. Mid of girls on couch

14. Mid of Katie Wilson on couch

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

THESE 9-YEAR-OLD TRIPLETS IN NEW JERSEY ARE PACKING SOME SERIOUS BRAIN POWER.

"I like reading, math, science..."

VICTORIA, ELIZABETH AND KATIE WILSON ARE ALL MEMBERS OF *MENSA*, AN ORGANIZATION FOR PEOPLE WITH VERY HIGH I-Qs.

STEVEN CAPONEGRO, BROOKLAKE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

"To me, that means they're academically gifted in the areas of language arts, math, their ability levels in the schools. They have that much more potential."

THEIR PARENTS MOVED THE TRIO FROM FLORIDA TO THEIR NATIVE FLORHAM PARK TO GET THEM INTO A BETTER SCHOOL DISTRICT.

JEFFREY WILSON, FATHER

"And we felt as they approached 10 years old, that this would be a place where they could continue to blossom."

MENSA SAYS ITS MEMBERS RANGE FROM AGE 2 TO 102.

MEMBERSHIP IS BASED ON SCORING IN THE TOP TWO PER CENT ON A SPECIFIC I.Q. TEST.

THEIR MOTHER MAKES SURE THE GIRLS REMAIN FOCUSED AND ORGANIZED.

"But the girls are so well behaved and so kind to me, they help me."

THEIR PARENTS POINT OUT THE GIRLS ARE THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TRIPLETS TO BE ACCEPTED TO MENSA.

SIGOUT - Name/Associated Press

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