Student Becomes 1st Af-Am Valedictorian at Benjamin Cardozo H.S.

Shanelle DavisShanelle Davis is this year’s class valecdictorian at Benjamin Cardozo High School in Queens, New York. She is the first African-American student at the school to ever hold this title.

?School is like, it?s very diverse, but it?s predominantly Asian. So most African-Americans in the school think that OK so since there?s been like always an Asian or a white valedictorian that they can?t do it. But then I can be an example for them to show that they can also do it. So maybe next year they?ll have another?African-American one,? Davis said.

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