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At long last I can see graduation day in sight. On May 4th, I will be graduating from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan and I have been informed that I will be graduating magna cum laude! Not too bad for an "old" fossil, eh?! LOL. I know that you can't be here in person to share my joy, so thought I would send you the link so that you can see it live via your computer. Ain't modern technology grand!
Hard to believe that I started this journey in 2007 when I walked into the doors of Alpena Community College and then graduated from there with honors in 2007. At that time I thought I had completed my educational experience, but with the encouragement and support of my husband Ray, members of ACC and dear friends and family, I entered the Ferris Bachelor's of Integrated Studies program. Just goes to show that you can do anything you put your mind to regardless of age and that it is NEVER too late to go for your dreams.
Here is the link for the May 4th Commencement Exercises. It has all the information regarding time, etc.
Hope you'll share the day with me. After all, you had a part in my success.

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Comment by Terri D. on February 10, 2012 at 1:40pm

Thanks one and all for the best wishes and congrats. I promise to post a reminder when the day gets closer so that those who wish to "be there" with me can see it live in the comfort of your pJs. ~2~ Hugs to all and thanks again. Your well wishes mean more to me than you can ever imagine.

Comment by B J Elder/WA on February 9, 2012 at 4:29pm

WOOHOO!!!!!! Please send another reminder close to the day as I'd love to watch via the web.  I'm so impressed/amazed/proud of you!!!!!!

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on February 8, 2012 at 6:58pm

Congratulations!  Well done.

Comment by Barbara Graham on February 8, 2012 at 1:56pm

Congratulations! What a great achievement--give yourself a giant hug and big pat on the back from me.

Comment by Stephanie G. Benson-Greer on February 8, 2012 at 1:37pm

Congratulations on your wonderful accomplishment!  That is so exciting and to be magna cum laude!  You are an inspiration to all of us who wish to do what you have done!  Congrats again!


Comment by Sheila M/FL on February 8, 2012 at 11:00am

Terri Congratulations!!!  Outstanding and I admire you for sticking to it and making great grades no matter how young you are!!!

Comment by Phyllis on February 8, 2012 at 4:03am

Congratulations!  Accomplishing a major goal is always something to treasure. 


Comment by Dawn Hutton on February 8, 2012 at 3:57am

congratulations.....I know how hard you have worked for this.  It took me 14 yrs to complete my degree between raising kids and all.  But it is well worth it.   Have a great time at graduation and know you earned every bit of attention you recieve.

Comment by Janet/MO on February 7, 2012 at 7:39pm

Big hugs & congratulations are being sent your way Terri.  I know this journey has not always been easy, but I really admire you for sticking to it and graduating with honors!  Kudos to you!

Comment by Pam/NY on February 7, 2012 at 7:35pm

Congrats...earned and deserved! Enjoy every second of the day!

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