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Brilliant African-American girl breaks record of US high school, emerges first-ever black valedictorian with 4.00GPA

A brilliant girl named Alexis Peterson has made history as Junction High School, United States first black valedictorian to graduate after she graduated with an outstanding 4.00 Grade Point Average.

Alexis, a teen from Arkansas made history as the first-ever black student to graduate with the highest grade point since the inception of Junction High School, Arkansas in the United States.

She also made history alongside her childhood friend as the first black female valedictorian and salutatorian of the institution. ” “It feels good to be the top two Black females because they have never had it,” she said.

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Alexis was able to achieve the feat having maintained a 4.00 grade point average all through her academic career in the shool.

 

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Aside from being an exceptional student, Alexis was also active in other extracurricular activities. She was a cheerleader and a member of several school organizations.

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Alexis was also involved in various community efforts and an active member of the church. She mentioned that she will be proceeding to Northwestern University, United States to study for her bachelor’s degree.

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In another story, a young African American girl named Taykeetria Rogers has made history as the first-ever black salutatorian of Junction City High School, Arkansas in the United States.

Taykeetria Rogers, from Louisiana, graduated from Junction City High School as the second-best graduating student in her class. She made history as the first black salutatorian of the institution since its inception.

Rogers made history alongside her childhood friend who was also the valedictorian as the two Black female students to earn top-class positions in the school district’s history. She was named all-conference and player of the year in basketball and was named to the all-state cheer team two times in a row.

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She stated that earning the feat did not come easy as she had to overcome mental and physical challenges, including two consecutive anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, to become a resilient athlete. Read more about Rogers HERE.

 

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