232. Noor Tagouri (Student, Prince George’s Community College)

At 18 years old, Tagouri has made history as the youngest graduate to be selected as the 2012 Student Commencement Speaker at the 53rd Commencement Exercises of Prince George’s Community College. During her time at the college, she served as a math tutor, writer for The Owl student newspaper, participant in Pathways to Student Leadership Program, public relations representative for the Muslim Student Association, founder and president of Green N’ Fit Club, president of the Muslim Student Association, events coordinator of the Public Speaking Club and member of the Amnesty International Club.

Her academic achievements at Prince George’s include membership in Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, Honors Academy, Dean’s List, Honors Citation, graduating with a 4.0 grade point average and Highest Honors. Tagouri was awarded the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship full merit scholarship to University of Maryland, College Park for two years where she plans to major in broadcast journalism and international development and conflict management.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/people/2012/05/3-minute-interview-noor-tagouri/591731

http://woldcnews.com/1013303/eighteen-year-old-college-graduate-inspires-class-of-2012/

http://kysdc.com/2828793/eighteen-year-old-college-graduate-inspires-class-of-2012/

http://bowie.patch.com/articles/bowie-teen-to-deliver-commencement-address#photo-10009718

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