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18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad, who is graduating from Oakland Technical High School on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Standout Oakland Student Reflects On High School Career On Graduation Day

18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad said graduation on Wednesday will be filled with mixed emotions, as he’s leaving high school behind, but excited about his opportunities at Yale.

06/11/2014

Akintunde Ahmad, a graduating senior at Oakland Technical High School, will attend Yale University in the fall. Ahmad, also known as 'Tunde, has a 5.0 GPA and scored 2100 on the SAT. (CBS)

Raiders Honor Yale-Bound Oakland Teen For 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score

The Oakland Raiders opened their doors Tuesday to a young, multi-talented genius. He is not their latest draft pick, but an Ivy League-bound teenager who has taken the country by storm with his academic success.

05/20/2014

Parker Merrill instructs in the Engineering Academy at Oakland Tech. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Demystifies Physics For Oakland Students

Introducing kids to “what engineers do” has been Parker Merrill’s passion for over 25 years. In 1986, he and a fellow teacher started the Engineering Academy at Oakland Tech.

09/14/2011

Riders in front of the Capitol. (rideforareason.dojiggy.com)

Oakland Cyclists Pedal To Sacramento To Raise Money For Education

Students, parents and teachers will climb on their bikes Saturday and pedal their protest about education cuts all the way to the state Capitol, raising money for their schools along the way.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/06/2011

Test scores, ACT, SAT, answers

Lost Tests Puts Oakland Students’ College Plans In Jeopardy

Getting into college just got more stressful for 101 East Bay high school students after entrance exam scores got lost in the mail.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/01/2011