83-Year-Old Makes History as Howard University’s Oldest Doctoral Graduate

83-year-old Marie Fowler Makes History As Howard University's Oldest Doctoral Graduate (Photo Credit: Instagram)

It’s never too late to follow your dreams. No one knows that better than Marie Fowler, who, at 83 years old, walked across the commencement stage at Howard University, becoming the university’s oldest doctoral graduate.  “It was never my thought that I would go beyond maybe one semester because, after all, I had been out […]

Twin Sisters Named Valedictorian & Salutatorian Of Tallahassee High School

Excellence runs in the family for twin sisters Llayna and Saniah Maul. Tallahassee news outlet, WTXL-27, reports the driven duo has been named valedictorian and salutatorian of the Amos B. Godby High School Class of 2024 in Tallahassee, FL. “It’s just been both of us trying really hard at school,” valedictorian Llayna shared. The sisters’ […]

17-year-old Set to Graduate from University of Alabama with Master’s, Earns 3rd Degree in 2 Years

She’s earned herself a strong head-start! LeAnna Roberts, a remarkable 17-year-old from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has achieved an extraordinary milestone. WBRC reports that she recently graduated from the University of Alabama with her Master’s degree in Business Administration, making her one of the youngest graduates in the university’s history. Roberts’ journey to this achievement highlights her […]

Boston Preschool Launches First Creole-Haitian Dual Language Program

Boston Preschool Launches First Creole-Haitian Dual Language Program (Photo credit: NBC News)

Mattahunt Elementary School, a Pre-K through fifth grade school located in Boston, Mass., just launched the first Haitian Creole dual-language preschool program in the country, NBC News reports. The Toussaint L’Ouverture Dual Language Academy, the new program at Mattahunt Elementary named after the leader of the Haitian Revolution, is a preschool program that aims to […]

Heroic 8th Grader Prevents School Bus From Crashing After Driver Passes Out

Acie Holland III Prevents School Bus From Crashing After Driver Passes Out (Photo credit: Kimberly Holland via The Washington Post)

His quick thinking saved the day! Acie Holland III, an eighth grader at Glen Hills Middle School in Glendale, Wisconsin, is a hero after taking the wheel and saving his school bus from crashing after the driver suddenly lost consciousness. The journey home from school on April 24 started like any other. Holland and his […]

Michelle Obama Surprises DC High School Students on College Signing Day

She joined the community in celebrating the class of 2024! As reported by WUSA9, Thousands of graduating high school students from the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) region filled the Capital One Arena for College Signing Day 2024. Organized by the DC College Access Program, the event buzzed with excitement as students, families, and supporters […]

Angela Bassett to Receive Honorary Degree from Spelman College

She’s being honored by one of the most prestigious HBCUs! Critically acclaimed actor and director Angela Bassett is set to address the 2024 graduating class of Spelman College as the keynote speaker for the 137th Commencement Ceremony​​ this May. The legendary actor will inspire and encourage a new generation of Black women leaving the prestigious […]

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