Dorothy Jean Tillman earned a college degree online at 12 and a master’s degree in environmental science at 14. This summer, she’s running a camp in Chicago, Illinois, to bring science and the arts to kids who’ve been cooped up during the pandemic. She spoke with TFK’s Brian S. McGrath about her education and why she’s sharing it with others.
THIS CHICAGO TEEN EARNED A MASTER’S DEGREE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AT 14
Obtaining a master’s degree is a big accomplishment and it can sometimes require years of experience in addition to smarts to get into a reputable graduate school program. One Chicago teenager defied all the odds and recently graduated with her master’s degree at the age of 14.
Chicago teen genius Dorothy Jean Tillman has always excelled. At eight-months-old, she began talking, and by age four, she was doing math. Now, at 14, the STEM-focused teen has earned a master’s degree in sustainable science and environmental planning reports Rolling Out.
Today, teens seemingly enjoy their virtual life of video games and social media. However, one 14-year-old is shifting the narrative. Dorothy Jean Tillman of Chicago, Illinois is poised to receive her third collegiate degree.
Nationwide — Meet Dorothy Jean Tillman also known as “DJ”, a 14-year old genius from Chicago who has just earned her Master’s degree in Environmental and Sustainable Science from Unity College in Unity, Maine.
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Graduating from college is a milestone moment for many.
At the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Excelsior College is holding its annual graduation ceremony on Friday. The oldest graduate to walk across the stage today is 72 years old. Get this, 60 years separate the oldest and the youngest.
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Following a Black History Month celebration at the Thompson Center Friday, Rauner said he was planning to meet with the Chicago superstar in the coming week. He also lauded Dorothy Jean Tillman, a young artist who was honored at Friday’s event for her contributions as a children’s book writer and ensemble member at the Harold Washington Cultural Center.
It’s ashame that when there is GOOD NEWS on our Black Youth especially when they are associated with EXCELLENCE to this Magnitude the News turns the other cheek and refuses to report on it, so we definitely will but unfortunately due to their lack to report on it we know very little besides what you see below from The Blue Program in Chicago, Illinois that she was apart of in some way that shouted her out.