Headlines Today Breaking News: Georgia Teen With 4.7 GPA, Becomes School’s First African-American Male Valedictorian
Life And Style: Georgia Teen With 4.7 GPA, Becomes School’s First African-American Male Valedictorian
A Georgia 18-year-old, identified as Rawlin Lee Tate Jr., is celebrating his achievements in life. The high school senior who is the first African-American male to be valedictorian in Woodland High School’s history, earned a 4.7 GPA. The teen holds the highest grade point average in his class which helped him earn over 1.2 million dollars in scholarships.
Tate took 21 advanced placement courses and never earned anything lower than an A over the course of his high school career, He told Because of Them We Can, “My lowest grade from my high school career was a 98.”
Tate was recently named a Georgia Scholar by the Georgia Department of Education. His academic resume earned him 14 college acceptance letters to schools like Ohio State, Florida A&M University, Georgia Tech, Morehouse, Howard, Rose Hulman, Hampton, University of Georgia, North Carolina A&T and Tuskegee amongst others.
He engaged in extra curricular activities and school related clubs when he wasn’t studying or doing homework to maintain his A average. The smart teen posted a remix of Soulja Boy’s “Pretty Boy Swag” to his Twitter account to celebrate his accomplishments. His opening line set the tone for the remake.
“This right here is my swag, 4.7 GPA I just secured the bag.”
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