67-year-old woman fulfils lifelong dream, graduates from US high school with good grade67-year-old Renee Carroll fulfils lifelong dream to graduate from high school
A determined 67-year-old woman named Renee Carroll has fulfilled her lifelong dream of earning a high school degree after concluding her academic journey in Goodwill Excel Center in Washington D.C, United States.
Renee Carroll returned to school after working for over 40 years. She stated that returning to school after about 40 years was very hard work. “The younger people really rallied around me and carried me through.” She described her experience of going back to school.
The Goodwill Excel Center in Washington DC is an adult public charter high school which was established to award adult learners who did not graduate in the past with high school diplomas rather than a GED.
Renee Carroll was the oldest in her graduating class. The school said it is never too late to achieve anything in education.
“It’s never too late to do anything in life in terms of education. We have quite a population of students coming back to school and deciding that this is something they want to do.” school’s senior officer, Dawn Rhodes told WTOP.