Congratulations to the graduating class of 2011!

NewsOne would like to highlight the achievements of ten outstanding graduates from some of the nation’s leading historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

These young men and women went above and beyond what was required of them, and we wish them the best of luck in the future.


Spelman College

Jordan Webber

An inductee of the Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society, Webber was one of just 16 students in the country to be named a Goldman Sachs Global Leader in 2009, and was selected to join the Public Policy and Leadership Conference Program at Harvard University.

Webber hopes to be a third-generation attorney in her family, specializing in public interest law.

Claflin University

Vaughan Dilworth

A business management major, Dilworth graduated with a transcript that never had a grade lower than an A.

In the next few years, he plans to pursue a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Clark Atlanta University

Robert S. King

The Georgia native and proud valedictorian was awarded a merit scholarship from the Wesley Theological Seminary. King graduated from Clark Atlanta University with an impressive 3.92 GPA.

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