- Adorable graduation photos and videos of Amegah Alice Xorlaly have surfaced online
- Xorlaly recently graduated with a master's in Comparative and International Education from the Oxford University
- The first-class graduate of the University of Ghana shared her graduation photos and videos along with a caption to inspire
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Beautiful graduation photos of Amegah Alice Xorlaly, a first-class graduate of the University of Ghana who recently completed her master’s programme at the University of Oxford have surfaced online.
Earlier report by YEN.com.gh, accentuated Xorlaly’s journey prior to chalking her recent admirable feat.
Xorlaly had faced financial setbacks in 2018 when she sought to embark on a great academic journey to pursue a master’s at Oxford University.
A resolved Xorlaly created a GoFundMe page which earned positive responses from many who stepped in to offer advice, direction and ‘few strong benefactors emerged to ensure Alice went to Oxford.’
The indigene of Boadua, near Akwatia in the Eastern region, has made her country and people proud after she graduated with a master’s in Comparative and International Education from the Oxford University in November 2019.
Amegah shared lovely graduation pictures along with a caption to inspire others and also to thank kind-hearted individuals who supported her during her difficult times.
''Today is a memorable day. Officially, an end to a year which began with a lot of support physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually from family, friends and anonymous persons. Thank you to all my sponsors, benefactors, mentors and professors,'' Xorlaly said in a statement on Facebook.
She continued: ''I graduated from the University of Oxford today (MSc Comparative and International Education). Glory be to God for the success. From Boadua (near) Akwatia in the Eastern Region of Ghana, who would have imagined possibilities of this story.''
Xorlaly dedicated her degree to parents especially mothers who have never been to school or never saw their educational dreams come true but invest in the education of their children especially the girl child.
She also dedicated her degree to all girls and young women who are determined to go to school but struggling.
''Let my story be a motivation to you,'' Xorlaly said.
In a related feature, of a story about Olivia Agbenyeke, a young resilient high school graduate, who just six years ago, was stuck in one of Ghana’s worst slums, Agbogbloshie, serving as a bartender in her father's drinking joint despite attaining remarkable scores in Science.
Olivia Agbenyeke obtained 7As and one B2 after completing Keta Senior High Technical School as a Science student but had been faced with financial hurdles.
The young graduate’s parents and family simply did not have the means to help their bright daughter to move up the education ladder.
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