Renald Moore, center, the fall 2016 Texas Southern University valedictorian, raises his hands as he stands on stage with Bobby Wilson, vice president of academic affairs, left, and James Cunningham, right, a professor in the College of Education during a graduation rehearsal on Dec. 8.
Renald Moore, center, the fall 2016 Texas Southern University valedictorian, raises his hands as he stands on stage with Bobby Wilson, vice president of academic affairs, left, and James Cunningham, right, a professor in the College of Education during a graduation rehearsal on Dec. 8. Jon Shapley Houston Chronicle
Renald Moore, center, the fall 2016 Texas Southern University valedictorian, raises his hands as he stands on stage with Bobby Wilson, vice president of academic affairs, left, and James Cunningham, right, a professor in the College of Education during a graduation rehearsal on Dec. 8. Jon Shapley Houston Chronicle