You may or may not be familiar with her tale, but I thought it would be wise to share it with you, my wonderful audience, as well. Meet Monica Nancy Candny, a young Liberian who graduated from Regional Maritime University in Accra, Ghana, nearly five months ago with “first-class honors in BSC Marine Engineering”.
Before achieving this degree, she attended St. Michael Catholic High School (The Dove Kingdom) , where she begin her road to achieving success.
She attended the Liberia Maritime Training Institute after high school and graduated in 2019 with an Associate’s degree in Marine and Electrical Engineering, her first professional degree.Monica is currently living in Miami, Florida and is working as a Cadet at Royal Caribbean International, which is reportedly the world second and largest cruise ship.
According to reports, she is currently Liberia’s only and first Female Marine Engineer.
She posted on June 11, “Congratulations to me! Finally, I am leaving Regional Maritime University with flying Colors.The battle was not easy at all, but with God all things are possible. I am grateful for his grace, blessings, Favor, wisdom and Knowledge. Today I have graduated with first-class honor in BSc Marine Engineering, I am grateful to God. If were not for God where could I have been? Thanks to God, the Liberia Maritime Authority, the Liberia Maritime Training Institute, my family, my mentors, Facebook friends and everyone who contributed to my success. Thanks, for making me who I am today. The Liberia Maritime Authority and Liberia Maritime Training Institute, Once again thank you so much for sponsoring me.I do appreciate your full support, effort, Care, and guidance. # if you dream it you can achieve it.”Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue counts.Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” — Steve Jobs.”
Such a wonderful, smart and hardworking young woman. Liberia is proud of you.
Written by First Lady/ Augustina KOU Monpleh