Quick Hit: Katie Washington, 21, is First Black Valedictorian in Notre Dame’s History

A smiling Katie Washington sits in front of a microscope
Soo excited to hear that the University of Notre Dame will graduate its first black valedictorian next month! And DOUBLY excited to hear that she’s a woman! Big ups to bad ass women of color doing it big all over the world.
NBC News reports that Katie Washington is from Gary, Indiana, and is a biology major and minor in Catholic social teaching with a 4.0 GPA. She will make history next month as the first black valedictorian from the University of Notre Dame.
Congrats to Katie and her entire family!
Thanks to Chi-Chi for the link :-)

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Lori Adelman is Executive Director of Partnerships at Feministing, where she enjoys creating and curating content on gender, race, class, technology, and the media. Lori is also an advocacy and communications professional specializing in sexual and reproductive rights and health, and currently works in the Global Division of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. A graduate of Harvard University, she lives in Brooklyn.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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