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Congrats, Grads!🎓

Today, we would like to commemorate the achievements of our marvelous MYTH 2020 graduates!

Jaelyn Vigee is a graduating senior Biology Major, Chemistry Minor from New Orleans, LA. She served as the co-branding director of MYTH for two years. While at Howard, Jaelyn was able to study abroad, offer service to those in her community, find her love for research and much more. She has plans to pursue an M.D./Ph.D with an interest in neurology or oncology.

Maia Brown graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry minor. While at Howard, Maia served as Student Ambassador, Bison Buddies mentor, Alternative Spring Break participant, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Chapter. Maia served as the Program Director and School Liaison for MYTH Program. She plans to take a gap year to work in healthcare before attending medical school to pursue pediatric medicine.

Taylor Gietschier has graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in nursing, minor in Biology. She has graduated with honors and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau international nursing honor society. Taylor was also awarded most likely to make a significant contribution to the nursing profession for this years Nursing class of 2020. She has served as the Community outreach director for MYTH 2018-2020 and will be truly missed.

Tah-jai Sharpe is a Spring 2020 Graduate of Howard University obtaining Magna Cum Laude status for two degrees in Biology & Psychology from Jamaica. At Howard, he served faithfully as MYTH’s Founder/CEO & IPALS President for the past two years, a member of Beta Kappa Chi & Psi Chi Honors Society. He also was named a Forbes 30 under 30 Scholar and a Clinton Global Fellow.

Daria Coffield is a biology major, chemistry minor graduating with high honors from the College of Arts and Sciences. She was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, and served as the Historian of MYTH Program. Daria is graduating from the honors biology program where she completed her thesis entitled “Racial Disparities Across the Five Major Cancer Types,” which is being submitted for publication. She looks forward to attending medical school and having a career geared towards eliminating racial disparities in healthcare.

Congratulations to you all!

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