Getting Degrees from college after having children, grand children and great grand children. Some people proved to the world that it is never too late to earn a college degree.
It is never too late in life to go for a University Education. So many people in the world have dreamed to get a degree and for some it never happened until their old age. Some lacked the finances and for others time never permitted them. So introducing four people who worked hard to get that degree they dreamed their entire life, up until their 90’s:
Nola Ochs: She is from Kansas, USA and she is about to complete her Master’s degree at the age of 98. She gets the dubious distinction of being the World’s Oldest Person to get a Master’s degree. She got her Bacherlor’s Degree just three years ago at the age of 95. Currently, eyeing for a teaching assistant post in Fort Hays University where she is currently pursing her Master’s Degree.
Phyllis Turner: A 94 year old granny from Australia recieved her University Master’s degree in Medical Science from the University of Adelaide. She quit school at the tender age of 12 and returned to study 58 years later. She won her Honors in 2002 and completed her Master’s in 2007.
Hazel Sores: Another 94 year old granny from Oakland recieved her college degree in History. She hopes to work as a docent in San Francisco Bay area Museum. Worked as a nurse and event organiser until retirement.
Rev Edgar Dowse: A former vicar of Anglican chrurch, earned his PhD at 93. He was awarded his Doctorate from London School of Theology in Northwood in Middlesex for his thesis “The soul in relationship to God”. It took four years to get his PhD and he started his study after the death of his wife.
Reference: BBC World