- A Twitter user, @_laurynalexis, celebrated earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering from a top university
- In a post online, she disclosed that she graduated with distinction
- @_laurynalexis has celebrated her academic milestone as she thanks her parents for their support
Black women across the world are pursuing careers in fields that were once considered to be male-dominated areas, and Twitter user, @_laurynalexis is a glittering example.
She has joined the list of women shattering limitations in STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Celebrating her recent academic milestone, @_laurynalexis took to Twitter to announce that she has graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with distinction, adding that she completed her four-year programme without any debt.
''To my parents, know you are taken care of forever and after. It is truly a blessing to graduate in four years 'Cam Laude' with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, did I mention debt-free. Thank you God... this journey has truly been a blessing beyond words,'' she said.
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Briefly News previously reported that Mr Florance Vermeulen, a young handsome teacher from a Cape Flats high school, has forever changed the way many students look at learning after he made the decision to start incorporating hip-hop music into his Afrikaans business studies class.
In an exclusive Briefly News interview, Mr Florance shares how he got the brilliant idea, how his learners have warmed up to it and also the benefits of fusing music and school work.
In other news, a South African teacher has opted to feed his learners, saying he cannot bear to deliver a lesson to hungry kids. Thoro Samuel Shili decided to share pictures on his Facebook page of him in front of his class and holding boxes of cereal.
According to his bio, Shili studied at the Tshwane University of Technology and says he is feeling blessed as he cannot teach kids on an empty stomach. He wrote on his social media page.
“I Cannot Allow My Learners To Learn On An Empty Stomach.”
Mr Florance also revealed that his students are very excited about attending lessons and have found that teaching with an element of music is very lucrative.
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