10 Heartwarming Pics Of Elderly Graduates That Show You’re Never Too Old To Learn
For many newly minted college graduates, putting on their caps and gowns marks the beginning of their lives in “the real world.” But We has compiled a list of people who probably didn’t need the life advice that commencement speakers are giving out — they already got the experience. These folks are living proof that you’re never too old to learn.
#1 97-Year-Old Woman Cries Tears Of Joy After Finally Getting Her High School Diploma
Margaret Thome Bekema, 97, never graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central High in 1936 like she was supposed to. Instead, in 1932, she was forced to leave school to take care of her siblings and her mother who was sick with cancer. However, thanks to a distant relative, Bekema recently received an honorary diploma, just 79 years after she was supposed to graduate.
#2 This 98-Years-Old Man Never Got To Get His High School Diploma Because He Was Drafted In World War II His Senior Year And He Finally Got It Today
#3 My Graduating Class And Our 92-Year-Old Classmate
#4 I’m 65 And Just Graduated College. You Are Never Too Old To Learn!
#5 My Grandmother, 77, Graduated With Her PhD And Is The University’s Oldest Graduate. It’s Never Too Late!
#6 It’s Never Too Late
#7 Friend Of Mine Graduated In Law School At The Age Of 94
#8 And Now He Graduated
#9 The Best Part Of My Graduation Ceremony Last Month. She Got A Standing Ovation
#10 My 72-Year-Old Dad Graduated College With Honors Last Weekend