Determined to Succeed
Adoniyya Edwards enrolled in August of 2019 with the sole intention to obtain his High School Equivalency Diploma. Adoniyya worked extremely hard—spending long hours on is coursework and taking on extra homework assignments to prepare for his exams.
In February of 2021, Adoniyya reached his goal and obtained his High School Equivalency Diploma.
During his time at Pearl River Community College, he also completed a Smart Start course and received his Smart Start Credential.
Adoniyya’s instructors had this to say:
“Adoniyya never complained about the amount of work that he needed to do, he simply smiled and said, ‘Whatever it takes.’ He was always positive and full of perseverance—charging ahead to reach his goal while cheering on his classmates to attain their goals as well.”
Adoniyya will attend college next semester and is focused on furthering his education.