When she entered her guidance counselor’s office earlier this year, it was not a big revelation. Bibi Sulaman, a senior at Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences High School, had met with her counselor to verify her credits and classes before graduating this June. Casually, her counselor revealed that she was valedictorian of her class of around 150 students. “It wasn’t a surprise,” said Bibi. “[Being valedictorian] wasn’t my goal. I just tried to do my best. That’s the mindset that … read more
Author: Jihan Ramroop
Jihan Ramroop has been writing ever since her first book was made in the first grade (it was about dogs). She has gone on to write for publications such as The Verdict, Cardozo High School's newspaper, and The Excelsior, Brooklyn College's weekly newspaper. She initially wrote this story for the Guyana Times International, because she loves stories about inspiring people. A sophomore at Brooklyn College, Jihan loves to read in her free time and write author bios about herself in the third-person. You may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for article inquiries.