"He's Determined": Student Who Wakes By 4am Daily to Catch School Bus Gets New Car on Graduation, Photos Trend

"He's Determined": Student Who Wakes By 4am Daily to Catch School Bus Gets New Car on Graduation, Photos Trend

  • A young student who refused to give up his education due to long distance has received the gift of a brand-new car
  • The young fellow moved to a far location when he finished his junior high school but still decided to go to the same school for senior high
  • This means he had to trek some distance daily to catch a bus to school, but upon graduation, he was gifted a car

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A young student who refused to leave his beloved school because of long distance has been rewarded with a new car.

Young Corey Patrick relocated from Birmingham, Alabama, to West End when he finished junior high, Goalcast reports.

Photos of Corey Patrick who got a new car on graduation day.
Corey's determination to graduate with his mate earned him a new car. Photo credit: Goalcast.
Source: UGC

The move to West End meant he might not be able to continue his senior high in the same school due to the long distance.

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Corey Patrick wanted to graduate with his mates

But he was determined to graduate from Tarrant High School, so he decided to make the daily commute.

But this also meant that he would wake up daily at 4 am, walk some distance and then catch a bus to school at 5:41 am.

Corey Patrick graduates from Tarrant High School

He successfully did that, and finally, his day of graduation came. He wore his graduation gown and, as usual, woke by 4am and walked the same distance to catch a bus.

It was on this final day that he was photographed by the bus driver who picked him up.

The driver posted the photo with the caption:

“You tell me this ain’t determination…Sometimes, it’s all in what you want out of life. He didn’t have the best, but he was the best in my eyes. I was so proud of this black young man.”

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Corey Patrick invited to a radio show

After the story went viral, Corey, who already has a university scholarship, was invited to appear in a radio show hosted by Rickey Smiley.

Rickey Smiley praised Corey's determination and announced the gift of a new car for him.

Store worker who worked over 20 years gifted over N13 million

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a man who worked in a particular store for over 20 years got a cash gift.

The man named Tim was gifted over N13 million by his loyal customers.

A lot of people who came to say goodbye when he was leaving described Tim as a good man.

Source: Legit.ng

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