University of Alabama: 16-Year-Old Black Girl Set To Graduate With Biology Degree From School In US
- LeAnna Roberts, an indigene of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, will soon receive her bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Alabama in the US
- The teenager, who completed high school and community college at age 14, registered in the university the same year to pursue her degree
- She has already begun taking graduate-level classes to earn a master's degree with a focus on Health Care
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A native of Tuscaloosa in the US named LeAnna Roberts is set to graduate with a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Alabama in the US at 16.
The teenager completed her community college and high school at just 14 before she enrolled at the university that same year to begin her pre-medical course.
LeAnna is a rising leader
She is a young college student who excels in her coursework and is heavily involved in her neighbourhood.
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''I mentor and represent Vision Days as a member of the executive board of the Society of Women in Medicine,'' Roberts told Local12 News, "I also study health disparities in Black-built communities.
LeAnna's parents are proud of her
The teenager's parents, Lee and Latonya Roberts, are proud of their daughter's accomplishments.
''I was always curious to learn about her day, Latonya observed. Even if some days were more difficult than others, she could always see the bright side of things. It was different each day.
But they acknowledge that when LeAnna first started attending classes with older students, they initially had some reservations.
"I wanted to make sure it was going to be a safe environment for her, and we wouldn't have to worry," said Lee, according to Black News.
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LeAnna breezed through her coursework with the help of the school's administration, not letting her youth limit her. She will graduate with more than a dozen accolades in just two years. She will continue her studies at the University of Alabama.
The teenager has also begun taking graduate-level classes receive her MBA degree with a concentration in Health Care by the end of the coming academic year. She is now studying for the MCAT to become an orthopedics practitioner.
Former Presbyterian SHS student graduates as valedictorian from University Of Ghana
Still on education, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a former student of Presbyterian Senior High Technical School in Aburi, Lance Corporal Lancelot Allotey, has graduated as the valedictorian of his class from the University of Ghana.
The Ghana Police Service officer earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in Music in March 2023 with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.82.
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In 2018, he enrolled at the top university in the country, where he conquered the challenge of juggling his studies with his schooling.
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