African student becomes first black valedictorian at top US school

African student becomes first black valedictorian at top US school

- An African high school student has made his continent proud by making history in a US school

- Timi Adelakun became the first black valedictorian, having a 5.6 GPA - the highest ever in South Broward High School’s history

- Adelakun has been offered admission into eight universities in the United States

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A Nigerian identified as Timi Adelakun has made history at South Broward High School in Florida, for being the school's first black valedictorian and for having a 5.6 GPA - the highest ever in the school’s history.

Reacting to the feat, Adelakun said it is a good thing that he made history in the school. He expressed gratitude to the school that helped him academically, Black News reports. notes that Timi said:

“I’ve been taking over 20 college courses worth of credit, and because of that, my AP credits, my Ace credits, and my dual enrolment credits boost my GPA."

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With 5.6 GPA, Nigerian student becomes first black valedictorian at US top school
Timi Adelakun. Photo credit: Black News
Source: UGC

The young man was offered admission by eight universities including the University of Miami, Columbia University, Julliard, UCLA, the University of Southern California, Berkeley, The University of Chicago, and Pomona College.

He said: “I’m going to attend Pomona College. The school gave me a full scholarship, so if I go there it’s covered for. I chose that school ’cause it’s liberal arts, and I’m able to double major. I’m doing molecular biology and theatre."

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Meanwhile, People have been forced to get creative during the lockdown and have even invented new recipes to curb the boredom.

A man shared a picture of his bae's macaroni meatloaf and social media users had a field day roasting it.

Twitter user rileykd_02 said: "Bae hit that Macaroni Meatloaf."

Social media users were disgusted, to say the least. Many were even triggered by the appearance of the meal.

Twitter user j_roseex said: "This post keeps getting me TIGHTTTT. I have a fear of this and I'm TRIGGERED."
MOS2PLS said: "I’m reporting your account. The Feds will be with you soon."
BaltimoreRAS said: "Looks like she done cooked the actual coronavirus."

It's safe to say that some people are just not meant to be in the kitchen.

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