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katie washington 438pk041310 Do You Know Who She Is?

She is a first.

The young lady with the engaging smile is 21-year-old Katie Washington who just became the first African American valedictorian at the University of Notre Dame.  Washington is a biological sciences major who plans to attend Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland to pursue a joint M.D./Ph.D degree.  Washington is graduating with a 4.0 GPA and will present the valedictory address at the May 16 commencement.

Is her race important in the celebration of her accomplishment? Let us know by answering the poll.

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