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Ronald Yancey, an engineer and the first Black graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, presented his granddaughter Deanna Yancey with her master’s degree from the same institution nearly six decades later. Deanna Yancey recently received her master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering. A Legacy of Courage and Determination Ronald’s journey to Georgia Tech was marked by resilience. The school initially rejected him, leaving him to attend Morehouse College, where he majored in math and physics.  Despite the absence of an engineering program at Morehouse, his determination did not waver.  He