Cathey and Cornelius Belcher are proud parents Their triplets, Kolby, Sydney and Kendall Belcher, graduated summa cum laude last month from Ola High School. Each completed their high school careers with a 4.0 GPA. “I’m very happy and proud of them,” said Cathey. The Belchers began working with their children at 3 years of age, teaching them to read and write and instilling in them the importance of getting a good education.
“They took off from there,” Cathey said. “They knew they were expected to do their best and never settle for a B or C grade when they could get an A.” Cathey said the triplets were always encouraged to put forth their best efforts. “We nurtured them and pushed them along the way,” she said. “They’ve done really well.” All three were dual enrolled in college while attending high school.
They’ll start their first year of college with nearly a year of credits under their belt.
Kolby is attending Georgia State University to earn his undergraduate degree and plans to obtain his master’s degree in business administration. He intends to pursue a marketing career. Sydney, the youngest of the three by one minute, is also attending Georgia State University to become a nurse. She’ll continue her education to obtain a master’s degree, hoping to work in the hematology/oncology department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Kendall chose to pursue a degree in business administration at Gordon State College and plans to obtain a master’s degree for a career in the financial services industry. “I’m excited about them going to college,” Cathey said. “We’re encouraging them to keep doing what they’ve been doing and reminding them to always give back to their community.”
This is how people reacted to this post:
Marty Koblish – Congratulations to all three plus their parents who have instilled great value in education. Breaking the stereotype- what wonderful children and role models for others!
Ethel Butcher – Congratulations to a fine young lady and 2 wonderful young gentlemen. Keep up the good work! I wish for you many good adventures on your journey through life and many blessings as well! Congratulations, also, to your parents and mentors who have guided you so well!
Kristin Doyle – Kudos and Congratulations on your good studying and great grades. What was your hardest subject? Congrats to Mom and Dad too on a job well done in providing them a good education and good genetics.
Brenda Bartges – Beautiful! This is the good news we need to see more often.
Congratulations to these amazing children and to the parents who nurtured them!
Lisa Landry Anderson – Wonderful triple achievement! May your paths continue to be blessed for all the hard work and effort you have put forth! And don’t forget to thank the folks who raised you! They’re doing a fine job! You three make my heart happy! Congratulations!
Jodi Sitzmore – This is fantastic! Hats off to the parents! Nitvto diminish the work and dedication of these kids but one teenager is tough-but three! I might need some tips from these parents because my son is 6 and homework time is hard-core. Congratulations to this family!
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