Bold and Smart: Student Becomes Her School's First-Ever Black Valedictorian
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Bold and Smart: Student Becomes Her School's First-Ever Black Valedictorian

  • A senior at Rusk High School has made history as the school's first Black valedictorian after defeating challenges
  • Trinity Asberry overcame both academic and personal tribulations, including losing her mum, to make history
  • The prodigy wants to pursue a pre-nursing programme for two years at Southern University before transferring to the University of Houston

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Trinity Asberry is a final-year student at Rusk High School, where she's made history as the first Black valedictorian of the school after overcoming tribulations.

Despite the difficulties she encountered during her studies, she believed that she always had a choice to stand out.

For the past four years, Asberry has worked hard to accomplish her goal of being first in her class. She recently found out that she has become her school's first Black valedictorian, CBS 19 reports.

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Trinity Asberry
Photos of Trinity Asberry. Source: CBS 19
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Proud father moment

Her dad, George Andrew Asberry, is proud of her trailblazing accomplishment.

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"I'm so proud of her, and I probably tell her 100 times,'' said George Asberry.

Trinity Asberry overcame both academic and personal challenges, including losing her mum, to make history.

As the first Black valedictorian, Trinity hopes her accomplishment will inspire other younger students.

The prodigy plans on pursuing a pre-nursing programme for two years at Southern University before transferring to the University of Houston to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

After she graduates, Asberry will decide between a medical school or starting a career in cosmetic nursing.

Teen Becomes Youngest Black Student Ever to Graduate Law School in US

YEN.com.gh previously reported that at age 19, Haley Taylor Schlitz has become the youngest African-American ever to graduate from law school in the United States of America.

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The native of Dallas, Texas, earned the limelight after being accepted into nine law schools when she was just 16 years old.

The teenager, who has been studying law for the past three years, will graduate from the Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law on May 13, said Black Woman.

Man Graduates with PhD in Applied Maths from Stellenbosch University

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that after years of dedication, a man identified on social media as James Azam has now graduated with his doctoral degree in Applied Mathematics from Stellenbosch University.

His dissertation titled ''modelling outbreak response interventions for decision-making" is relevant to the current "climate", with COVID-19 being the most immediate consideration.

Azam wants to use the experiences he's gathered over the past few years to make meaningful contributions to the pandemic response decision-making and public health policy through infectious disease modelling and data analytics.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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