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Paine’s youngest graduate reflects on college experience



On Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, Charleston Lee graduated from Paine College with a degree in mathematics. At 17, she is the youngest graduate of the historically Black school, an accomplishment that certainly wasn’t lost on Lee’s classmates.

“People perceived me as more than I am,” said Lee, who ...

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  1. I congratulate this young woman on her fantastic accomplishments. As a fellow Paineite, I know that the relationships and ideals learned here will carry her far. Best wishes for success in the future.

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