A Historic Graduation

Like many 18-year-olds across North Carolina, Messiah Williams spent April and May getting ready for graduation – taking pictures in his cap and gown, inviting friends and family to the ceremony and lining up future plans. 

However, unlike most 18-year-olds, those future plans don’t involve selecting college undergraduate courses and preparing to adjust to life on a college campus. He’s already done that, you see. At the ripe age of 18, Williams received his undergraduate degree in agricultural business management with a concentration in biological science from NC State last month, making him one of the youngest Black male graduates in the university’s history. See the full article here.

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