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MCC alum becomes Maryville University’s youngest African-American grad

Rapulu Okolo continues to flourish after seizing the opportunity to launch her educational and professional dreams at Metropolitan Community College. She attended MCC’s Early College Academy at MCC-Penn Valley while a high school student at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts in Kansas City. She graduated in May 2017, earning both her high school …

MCC student wins leadership scholarship from KC branch of AAUW

Rapulu Okolo, a Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley student, has won a scholarship from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women. The AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders Scholarship will allow Okolo to attend the May 31-June 3 conference at the University of Maryland at no cost to her. About …