April 24, 2015

Top Grads

Class Acts

Among the cream of this year's graduating class are students who have succeeded both academically and outside the classroom.

Diane Sears | 3/1/2006
Terri-Ann Bennett, 22
University of Miami

Major: Psychology, pre-med

Notable: President of United Black Students on campus. Only student on the school's board of trustees, with full voting privileges. Vice chairman of the Rathskeller Advisory Board and student government executive secretary. Tapped by Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society and Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society.

Plans: Medical school to study obstetrics and gynecology. Wants to have her own ob-gyn practice and start a non-profit to work with minority women and teens to tackle healthcare disparities and teen pregnancies.

Tags: Around Florida, Education

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