"To My 1st Role Model": Graduate Accepts Degree from Her Big Bro

"To My 1st Role Model": Graduate Accepts Degree from Her Big Bro

- A local graduate has just been awarded her degree by her inspirational big brother, who holds a PhD from Stellenbosch University

- The woman has expressed her gratitude to the inspiring young man in a heartfelt Facebook post

- Mzansi took to the comments section, sharing in their own messages of congratulations and to marvel at the brother-sister relationship

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A local graduate has dedicated a heartfelt post to her big brother, who is clearly her biggest inspiration. The young woman just bagged her BA Humanities degree and decided she could not exclude her sibling from the momentous occasion, making sure her big bro capped her at the University of Stellenbosch grad ceremony.

‘To My First Role Model’: Graduate Accepts Degree From Her Big Bro
Maseka & her big bro at Green Point stadium. Images: Maseka Maleka/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

In the heartfelt post, Maseka Maleka goes on to share that he's a PhD graduate, which means sometimes healthy competition got in the way of her willingness to learn from the inspiring young man. She, however, expressed the utmost gratitude for her only sibling, who she described as her biggest role model.

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"We are our ancestors wildest dream. It was in this day when my only sibling Sechaba Maleka, PhD hooded me at the Stellenbosch University!! I understood that as siblings , collaboration is way better than competition!! To my first role model," she captioned the touching post.

Mzansi found the university-educated siblings absolutely incredible and took to the comments, sharing heartfelt congratulatory messages. Check out some of the comments below:

Keitumetse Maleka knew Mr Maleka personally:

"Mr M you are the best, better than the rest."

Nchabeleng Linda said:

"This is beautiful and inspiring."

Michael Towner said:

"I'm from the United States. Congratulations Stellenbosch University graduates your on the Path in becoming Global Leaders! The Sky is the Limit!"

Sompisi Phinda said:

"What a beautiful post to share."

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that despite the obstacles that came her way, a young lady with the Twitter name ghanaian_jawn has recently bagged her college degree. In a post sighted on her Twitter page, she disclosed that she faced multiple adversities in her journey to obtaining the degree.

Despite the impediments amid a global pandemic that has affected her school and studies, she persevered.

''It's finally happening! Despite all the obstacles that were thrown in my way, my perseverance pushed me to the finish line,'' she said.

Ghanaian_jawn indicated that she is the first to graduate with a college degree in her family.

''First college graduate in my family! I have set the bar so high! Thank you, God,'' she added.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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