After Overcoming Challenges, Proud Father and His Dual-enrolled Daughter Graduate Together
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After Overcoming Challenges, Proud Father and His Dual-enrolled Daughter Graduate Together

  • A father and his daughter have graduated from Tidewater Community College, TCC, in the United States of America
  • Marvin Fletcher earned an associate degree while his dual-enrolled daughter bagged a certificate in Emergency Medical Service
  • The indigene of Portsmouth who struggled with his studies in his youth received an associate degree in Applied Science in Management

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Despite struggling with his studies as a child, Marvin Fletcher and his daughter have graduated from Tidewater Community College, TCC, in the United States of America.

The native of Portsmouth and his daughter graduated from the same university at the same time.

Marvin, who struggled with his studies and poverty because of his humble background, defeated the odds to achieve his dream.

Marvin Fletcher and his daughter.
Photos of Marvin Fletcher and his daughter. Source: TCC Today
Source: UGC

What each person earned

After several decades, Marvin finally earned an associate degree in Applied Science in Management, according to TCC Today.

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His 17-year-old SaNayah, a junior at Deep Creek High School, a dual-enrollment student bagged a Career Studies Certificate in Emergency Medical Service/Emergency Medical Training.

Speaking on their achievements, Marvin said:

''I never thought my daughter and I would be wearing a cap and gown together. I’m utterly speechless.''

Marvin is a military veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps and the Army. He spent 12 years doing transportation and logistics with overseas tours in Afghanistan and Kuwait.

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Barbra Ellis and her daughter Destiney Ellis walked across the university's stage to receive their degrees on Mother's Day.

The pair had to juggle their studies with their work in the medical field as essential workers on the frontlines amid the prevailing pandemic.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that after three decades, African-American Anthony Anderson graduated from the Chadwick A Boseman College of Fine Arts at Howard University.

The Black-ish actor made his achievement public Sunday on Instagram as he disclose that he'd earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious university.

Anderson mentioned that it was all a dream come true and words couldn't explain his emotions.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at YEN.com.gh as a human interest editor. You can reach him via nathaniel.crabbe@yen.com.gh.

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