- A young Black lady, Jackie Smith, has recently graduated from the United States Naval Academy
- Jackie's academic achievement was shared on social media along with stunning photos of her donned in her uniform
- The young Black woman has been celebrated for making herself and loved ones proud
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Young Black women such as Jackie Smith reflect a shimmer of brilliance with their academic achievements.
Smith just completed her years of training at the United States Naval Academy and is ready to be commissioned to serve her country as she makes her mark in history.
The young woman’s recent feat certainly mirrors her hard work and character. Her motivating story also affirms how far the world has come regarding the integration of women in careers that were once considered to be male-dominated.
In a post on social media, Smith has been highly esteemed for chalking this educational achievement as she prepares to step into the world in anticipation of a bright future.
The post read:
CONGRATULATIONS: come on everyone let’s wish Jackie Smith, graduating at The United States Naval Academy, much future success. You did it! #classof2020.
As more women continue to join the navy, military, and other male-dominated fields, they become the forces that shape narratives and paradigms regarding the capabilities of women.
Smith just joined the ranks of these women and her powerful inspirational story has already erupted with dozens of pleasant commentaries on social media beneath the post.
YEN.com.gh recently reported that determination coupled with resilience triumphs over even the toughest obstacles and young Ghanaian creative, Nii Djormor Sackey, embodies these traits.
Sackey beat major odds and is finally living a thriving life with his dreams in sight. He received his early education as a teenager at Accra Academy where he studied Visual Arts.
He later moved to China to pursue a degree programme in Petroleum Engineering Oil and Gas at Liaoning Shihua University where he graduated with a GPA of 3.54.
In another story, as the world continues to grapple with the novel coronavirus pandemic some schools remain closed which has prevented the usual celebration of graduations.
Dr Earl Campbell is among thousands whose graduation ceremonies have been greatly affected by the current state of the world due to the global pandemic.
In a post on social media, Dr Campbell announced he has successfully graduated from his Advanced Interventional Endoscopy fellowship at Yale University.
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