Houston Senior Becomes First Black Valedictorian in School's 119-Year History

Nicole Rojas
May 7, 2019 - 5:00

A high school senior in Houston, Texas is making history as the first Black valedictorian in his school’s 119-year history. Kellin McGowan will graduate at the top of his class at St. Thomas High School with a 4.57 GPA.  “The guys here are really competitive academically,” Principal Aaron Dominguez told KHOU. “They support each other. They hold each other up, but they’re also vying to be the very, very best.” Dominguez did not...

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