19-year-old Texas student becomes nation’s youngest Black law school graduate

TCC alum Haley Taylor Schlitz, 19, recently graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, becoming the nation’s youngest Black law school graduate.

After graduating from high school at the age of 13,  Taylor Schlitz enrolled at TCC Northeast to begin her college journey. She earned her associate degree in 2019.

Taylor Schlitz told People magazine that she would like to work in educational policy or teach. In fact, she has received a few job offers already.

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