18-Year-Old African-American Boy Becomes The Best Graduating Student At U.S School, Wins $1 Million Scholarship To Become A Mechanical Engineer

Meet Rawlin Tate Jr., an African American who became the best graduating student of Woodland High School in Stockbridge, United States. He is the first ever African-American to achieve this feat.

Rawlin Tate Jr. attained an outstanding GPA of 4.7 which makes his the person with the highest academic title since the inception of the school in 2007.

Rawlin Tate told GMA that he doesn’t think about the title too much even though he knows it is significant.

In his words, “The title, I don’t think about it that much. I know it is significant, but I’ve just been doing what I’ve been doing throughout my schooling.”

Alongside his academic prowess, he was also successful in other extra-currilar activities. The principal of Woodland High School, Shannon Ellis said that he is an outstanding pianist and a self-taught percussionist.

In her words, she said “He is brilliant, talented, a musical genius and is one of the most well-rounded students that I’ve ever had the opportunity to work with.”

Congratulations to Rawlin Tate and we wish him all the best in the future!!

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