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We live in an uncertain world, but there are at least some universal truths like the fact that, in order to go to college, you have to graduate high school. Or so we thought. 18-year-old Raven Osborne blew that notion to pieces when she earned her college degree two weeks before graduating high school (which shell do as a straight-A student and class valedictorian).

And heres the kicker: It was all free, thanks to a program offered through her high school, 21st Century Charter School in Gary, Indiana. 21st Century is a free public school, and one of six charter schools around the country run by the GEO Foundation, which aims to provide students in impoverished neighborhoods with access to quality education. GEO not only funds its students college classes, but also pays for the books and transportation.

People Magazine: Student Graduates From College Two Weeks Before High School Graduation: "I Didn't Want to Waste Any Time."

When Raven Osborne was in third grade, her teacher told her that the classwork was too hard for her and she wasnt an A student.

Well, Osborne certainly proved that teacher wrong.

The 18-year-old just picked up her college diploma two weeks before she even graduates from high school, and shes doing it as a straight-A student and valedictorian.

People Magazine: Student Graduates From College Two Weeks Before High School Graduation: "I Didn't Want to Waste Any Time."

When Raven Osborne was in third grade, her teacher told her that the classwork was too hard for her and she wasnt an A student.

Well, Osborne certainly proved that teacher wrong.

The 18-year-old just picked up her college diploma two weeks before she even graduates from high school, and shes doing it as a straight-A student and valedictorian.

Indiana Teen Graduates from College before getting high school diploma


I graduate from college on May 5," she told CBS News' Jericka Duncan.
But when does she graduate from high school? May 22.

Indiana Teen Graduates from College before getting high school diploma


I graduate from college on May 5," she told CBS News' Jericka Duncan.
But when does she graduate from high school? May 22.

21st Century's Johnell Davis

on Thursday, 06 April 2017

GARY Rodney Williams and Ricky Haskins were talking about the starting lineup for their 21st Century boys basketball team right before sectionals began a couple weeks ago.
The subject of freshman guard Johnell Davis a fresh-faced 15-year-old came up. Haskins, an assistant coach, brought up the idea of not starting the lad and bringing him off the bench with all the looming postseason pressure.

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