Moriah Graham, the first African American female to receive her pilot’s license in her state.
It was never Moriah Graham’s intention to break barriers when she started on the path to her pilot’s license.
But the 17-year-old Polytech High School student achieved new heights, becoming the state’s first African American woman to obtain a pilot’s license while in high school, said Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame officials.
Now, the 2015 graduate is on her way to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach. It happens to be the alma mater of Patrice Clarke, the first black woman to fly for a major commercial airline.