African American Academic Phenom to Speak at Voorhees College Convocation

Later this month, Voorhees College, a historically Black educational institution in Denmark, South Carolina, will hold its Honors Day Convocation. The keynote speaker at the ceremony will be Ty Hobson-Powell, a first-year student at the law school of North Carolina Central University.

Hobson-Powell is a 16-year-old African American male. He is the youngest person to ever graduate from the University of Baltimore. He earned his bachelor’s degree there at age 15, completing his degree requirements in just two years.

After completing his legal training, Hobson-Powell plans to enter medical school.


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  1. Dr. Arvenia C. Swan says:

    So very proud of this young man. Fine example of what our men can accomplish.

  2. Christina G. says:

    A wonderful story to read and share with my child!

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