“…Nosa’s story is one of triumph and overcoming her insecurities. The Binghamton High School student, who joined Citizen U 4-H as a freshman, has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the 4-H Youth in Action Award, the highest honor in the organization.”

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NY Teen Overcomes ‘Dark-Skinned’ Taunts to Earn $10,000 Scholarship – The Root

Nosa Akol, 17, was called “burnt toast,” among other hurtful names, but now the Binghamton, N.Y., teen will be the recipient of the 2015 4-H Youth in Action Award, which includes a $10,000 scholarship.

Source: www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2015/04/ny_teen_overcomes_dark_skinned_taunts_to_earn_10_000_scholarship.html

 

 

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