Vivian Fisher: Meet 98-year-old great-grandmother who just graduated from high school

Vivian Fisher: Meet 98-year-old great-grandmother who just graduated from high school

- A 98-year-old woman identified as Vivian Fisher has graduated from high school

- Fisher earned her certification from Monrovia High School

- The proud great-grandmother's story has gained media attention

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Vivian Fisher, 98, a resilient woman from California has given reason to why people should not underestimate a black woman’s drive to achieve excellence.

The great-grandmother has made herself proud after obtaining certification from Monrovia High School.

Black News reports that Fisher received her diploma alongside her great-grandnephew, Elijah Vance, in a drive-thru ceremony.

Fisher wasn’t able to graduate high school in her youth because she worked multiple jobs to support her family.

Vivian Fisher: Meet the 98-year-old great-grandmother who just graduated from high school
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In spite of the setbacks, she never gave up on her dream to graduate from high school.

Principal of Monrovia High School, Kirk McGinnis, told KABC that their 2020-year "graduation ceremony would go down as one of the most unique and exceptional graduations that this school has had."

Fisher’s achievement adds to her family’s line of accomplishments.

According to Black News, her father was the first Black graduate of Monrovia High School and the first Black police officer in Monrovia.

Speaking to CBS News in the same park named after her father, Fisher said that her hard work was the reason she was able to achieve her dream and shared a message for people to never give up.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Anita Osariemen Omonuwa is one of those people who are making it big in the academia as she has had three first-class distinctions from the University of Reading, UK (LLB), University of Birmingham, UK (LLM), and the Nigerian Law School (BL).

She graduated top of her class at the Nigerian Law School which got her several prizes such as the Council of Legal Education Star Prize, best outstanding academic performance, among others.

She is also the vice president of the Association of Young Arbitrators, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Added to all these is that she is a volunteer staff counsel at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC).

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She is also said to have been the first person to have graduated with a first-class degree in law from the University of Reading, the United Kingdom in 2012.

In other news, Erika Asimonee of the United States has every reason to celebrate after she earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia.

After several hours, days, and months of hard work, Erica revealed via her Twitter handle, @erikaasimonee, that she graduated with distinction.

Proud @erikaasimonee indicated that she completed her first degree with a B.S in Psychology & a Minor in Sociology with distinction from the University of Georgia.

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