- A young Black girl named Nina Mitchell has graduated from the DeKalb High School in DeKalb, Illinois as the first female valedictorian with a 4.5 GPA
- This repeats a similar feat chalked by Nina's grandmother when she graduated from Walker High School’s class of 1959 in Coldwater, Mississippi, as the 1st female valedictorian
- In addition to her brilliant achievement, the young girl also served in other demanding capacities both in and outside of school
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Nina Mitchell, a black teenager, has repeated history made by her grandmother 61 years ago by graduating as the first female valedictorian of her high school.
A report sighted by Legit.ng on Mycentraloregon.com indicated that Nina Mitchell chalked the feat when she graduated with a 4.5 GPA from the DeKalb High School in DeKalb, Illinois.
Her grandmother, Pearlene Carter, on the other hand, graduated as valedictorian of Walker High School’s class of 1959 in Coldwater, Mississippi.
It is reported that Mitchell worked hard to achieve this whilst serving in myriads of other capacities as a student.
The brilliant black girl was the president of the Honor Society and Key Club. She founded the Spanish Honor Society and was also part of the principal’s advisory board.
She participated in volleyball and track and acted as a founding member of a peer mediation group.
Outside of school, she continued to serve her community, working as the first black chair of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, a subsidiary of the Illinois YMCA Youth and Government, and serving as a member of the Youth Advisory Council.
In other news, a young lady with the Twitter handle @taoleighgoffe has taken to Twitter to express regret over finishing her PhD at the age of 26.
The American lady who said she regrets finishing her PhD at an early age, added that people should take time off between graduate school and undergraduate school.
According to her, graduate school is not the safety net people think it is. She wrote: "I finished my PhD at 26. I regret this. Take time off between grad school and undergrad. Live your life. Defer, read, work, explore, party, save, make art, sleep."
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