Graduated at 94

John Kelly, 94 year old University graduate.
John Kelly, 94 year old University graduate.

By Irish America Staff
August / September 2003

John Kelly, 94, a retired postal worker, finally graduated from college 26 years after first enrolling in classes. Kelly, a widower, who earned his bachelor’s degree from the StateUniversity of New York at Brockport, joked, “I started a long time ago, about the dawn of history. I took it one course at a time. I wasn’t thinking at all about getting a degree, until the degree came into sight.” ♦

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