TATAFO NEWS: 4 Nigerians Emerge Best Graduating Students At Dillard University In America


Nigerians making Nigeria proud
everywhere they go: 4 Nigerians
Emerge Best graduating Students at Dillard University, U.S One Nigerian lady and three men were
named as best graduating students at the Dillard University, New Orleans, and the U.S.A. The ceremony for 226 graduates was held at the University Auditorium and had the First Lady,Michelle Obama, in attendance. On that
evening all eyes were on 20-year-old Merrilyn Akpapuna.

The Delta-State-born bright mind has obtained the highest distinction, Summa c*m Laude, in Psychology. The topic of her research project was sexual
harassment. Moreover, Akpapuna won an award for highest academic achievements for the College of Arts and Sciences and another one for College of
General Studies. She plans her
postgraduate study at Western Michigan University this autumn.

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The graduate,who was also the valedictorian, a student who delivers farewell speech at the ceremony, shared the stage with
Michelle Obama. The three other
Nigerians are: