A brilliant young Nigerian Lady named Adejoke Moronkola has graduated outstandingly from East Tennessee State University, in the United States with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, clinching several awards and accolades to her name.
The 26-year-old Adejoke had before enrolling for a degree in Nursing earned her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Lagos, South-West, Nigeria.
She proceeded to the East Tennessee State University, Tennessee, United States in 2018 for her Master’s degree which she earned in Public Health. Immediately after her Master’s degree, she enrolled at the same university for an accelerated degree in Nursing.
After two years in the Nursing degree program, Adejoke graduated with an outstanding 3.91 grade points out of a possible 4.00. Celebrating her success on LinkedIn, she narrated that not only has she bagged a degree in Nursing, she has also been licensed to practice Nursing in the United States.
“On May 7th of this year, the young girl who came to the United States (U.S.) 4 years ago with big dreams fulfilled one of those dreams – she graduated with a nursing degree, and, on June 27th, she became a licensed registered nurse in the U.S,” Adejoke wrote on LinkedIn.
Adejoke went further to enumerate all the awards she graduated with from East Tennessee State University. She said: “I graduated with a summa cum laude (3.91/4.00) and achieved the following;
“First Nigerian undergraduate commencement speaker (CON, ETSU); Dean’s list every semester; Multicultural diversity scholar every semester; Honors graduate (summa cum laude); Accelerated cohort executive representative; College of nursing peer ambassador; Mentor in the mentee-mentor program and; CFAA advisory board member”
She narrated that she had many discouragements going back to nursing school after her BSc in Pharmacology and Master’s in Public Health. “I had so many discouragements and just a few encouragements,” she said.
She thanked God for her success and hopes her story will inspire every young lady with big dreams that seem almost impossible. “Growing up, I never witnessed what great success was; still, I dared to dream big,” she wrote.