Thursday, 5 November 2015

97 Year Old Graduates High School!

Margaret Tome Bekema Getting Her Diploma
After she was forced to drop out of high school at the age of 17 to help her family, Margaret Tome Bekema has finally received her diploma at the age of 97! She was heartbroken when she had to drop out of high school without graduating but she left school to look after her three younger siblings after her mother became ill. Hearing Margaret's lifelong goal to receive her diploma, people at Catholic Central High School has presented her with a diploma 80 years after she had dropped out. 
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1 comment:

  1. Hi Anavea,
    I like your news article you decided to post up, it's very informative on the subject and I just couldn't believe a 97 year old just graduated high school couldn't you?