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80-year-old woman makes history as she graduates from A&M University

Donzella Washington, is an 80-year old woman who is from Alabama, she is commemorated for being the the oldest person to have ever graduated from Alabama A&M University.

Again, she earned a 3.69 GPA and a social work degree from Magna Cum Laude.

She committed her success to her late husband, who she asserts always supported her.

Washington is the oldest graduate of Alabama A&M University, according to Rocket City Now.

As a motivational speaker, she will now visit nursing homes across the nation in the aim of encouraging others, whether young and old, to believe in their own potential and aspirations.

She has said that she went through low self-esteem growing up as a result of an intense speech limitation.

She was 30-years old when she overcame it after taking four speech classes at the College of the Sequoias.

She finally learnt how to execute her thoughts along with patience and confidence with herself. She took the risk and joined the College notwithstanding her age.