It was a toss-up for whether Trayvon Martin was to get his BS in science for his chemical ability to make his drug of choice: Skittles and Arizona Watermelon Fruit Juice Cocktail drink he carried that night are ingredients that, when mixed with dextromethorphan (DXM) cough syrup, create “Lean”, a concocted high which can cause psychosis and aggression over the longer term. According to the autopsy report, Martin’s liver showed damage consistent with DXM abuse. It was decided to give the 'scholar' Martin agree in aviation for his obvious prowess in flying high. m/r
Florida Memorial University will award Trayvon Martin a posthumous bachelor of science degree in aviation during the commencement ceremonies on May 13, the school announced on Facebook.
Martin, a black 17-year-old, was fatally shot by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in 2012. The incident sparked a national controversy, and Zimmerman, who claimed self-defense, was acquitted of murder a year later.
The college in Miami Gardens announced that Martin’s degree is in aeronautical science with a concentration in flight education “in honor of his love for planes and the steps he took during his young life toward becoming a pilot, including his connection to Barrington Irving (a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Florida Memorial University; in 2007 he was the youngest person and only African American ever to fly solo around the world …).”
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