- A determined 77-year-old military veteran has earned his drama degree from South Carolina State University
- Timothy Browne dropped out of Compton Community College in 1972 and worked as a bus driver for years
- In 2018, he joined the Department of Veteran Affairs Vocational Rehab programme in the US, which allowed him to achieve his university goal
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Timothy Brown, a 77-year-old military veteran, has finally graduated from South Carolina State University after overcoming challenges.
The journey to obtaining the degree was long, but he believed he could achieve his goal.
Brown hopes that his accomplishment could be a lesson for the next person. ''You know, if I can do it, anybody can do it, trust me," he said, per News19.
The war veteran put his university education on hold after he dropped out of Compton Community College in 1972 and worked as a bus driver for years.
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He drove for Greyhound and American blues singer-songwriter Riley King, better known as B.B. King, and his band on tour. It was during this period that he met his wife in New York.
Brown pursued his university dream after joining the Department of Veteran Affairs Vocational Rehab programme in 2018, allowing him to attend SC State while still working to receive his degree in drama.
After graduating, his next goal is to bring to life a play he wrote based on his experience as a driver, with support from the university.
Inspiring Stunner Graduates with Computer Science Master's Degree
Still on education, a young lady named Zulaiha Dobia Abdullah has been hailed after graduating with a master's degree from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Abdullah graduated with a Computer Science degree from the premier Ghanaian university and posed for photos on her graduation day.
In shots on the Twitter page @Salonemessenger, seen by YEN.com.gh, she was photographed in her graduation gown, beaming with smiles for the lens.
Brilliant Lady Graduates with Engineering Degree from University of Nebraska
Also, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a bubbly lady identified on Twitter as @asyaam made history as the first Black student to graduate from the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska since 2017.
Asyaam is over the moon because of the achievement as she took to her account to announce and rejoice over the remarkable feat.
''Twitter doesn’t have enough characters to list my credentials pt 2. I am the first black student to graduate from the College of Engineering with a graduate degree at the University of Nebraska since 2017 and 1 degree hotter,'' she wrote.
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