Houston Catholic prep school grad is its first ever Black valedictorian

Kellin McGowan (KHOU-TV)

Kellin McGowan (KHOU-TV)

#BlackBoyJoy Kellin McGowan is making history at St. Thomas High School and with a 4.57 GPA, he deserves all the accolades he's getting

Houston student Kellin McGowan was surprised to find out he will receive the highest academic honor of the graduating class of St. Thomas High School. But as an added bonus, he’ll make history doing it.

When he takes the stage at the school’s upcoming graduation commencement, he will be its first Black valedictorian in its 119-year history.

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