Wow! Life threw lemons at her, she picked them, made lemonade, added sugar, honey and ice! One of the
two survivors of 2005 Sosoliso plane crash, Nkechi Okwuchi graduated
with a First Class degree from University of Thomas Houston, Texas on
May 16th, 2015.
that, she was inducted into 6 academic honor societies, was the most
Outstanding student for her major in Economics and has already been
accepted into graduate school for her MBA.
Okwuchi survived the ill-fated Portharcourt bound flight which crashed
on the runway and killed 107 people, including her close friend who was
sitted next to her and late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya.
She was a
student of Loyola Jesuit College at the time, a boarding high school in
Abuja and was on her way home for the holidays when the crash occurred
has had more than 100 surgeries, including skin grafts in the US as a
result of the severe burns all over her body. Doctors placed pins to
support her hands but this didn’t stop her from reaching for greatness.