In a remarkable feat, an exceptional Nigerian-American student, Timi Adelakun, has broken the longstanding record at South Broward High School in Florida, United States.
He has become the first-ever black valedictorian in the school’s history by achieving an outstanding 5.63 Grade Point Average (GPA).
This accomplishment is even more impressive considering that the institution has been in existence for more than a century.
Born to Nigerian parents, Timi Adelakun’s journey is a testament to the power of determination, hard work, and passion.
By setting a new benchmark in academic excellence, he has not only created history, but also inspired countless students worldwide to strive for greatness.
Timi Adelakun’s achievement as South Broward High School’s first black valedictorian is both groundbreaking and inspirational. His unprecedented 5.63 GPA is the highest ever recorded in the school.
While expressing his pride in breaking this historical barrier, Timi expressed gratitude to the school for providing him with the necessary resources to excel academically.
South Broward High School played a pivotal role in Timi Adelakun’s academic journey, offering various programs such as the American College of Education (ACE), Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and Broward College courses. These programs allowed him to earn college credits while still in high school, significantly boosting his GPA.
Timi Adelakun’s hard work and dedication paid off in the form of a full scholarship from Pomona College, a private liberal arts college in Claremont, California.
“I’ll be a student at Pomona College. I received a full scholarship from the institution, so my expenses will be paid if I enroll,” he said.