102-year-old Lady Defies All Odds To Get Her Degree

It may have taken her 60 years, but one woman has proved that the sky's the limit when it comes to aiming high!

Cecelia 'Dolly' Mischel Boarman 102

Cecilia Mischel Boarman (who also goes by the nickname of 'Dolly') is a bonafide inspiration to all of us! 

Proving life doesn't stop, the determined lady has finally received her accolade for her course in education which she began all the way back in 1957, when she was just 40-years-old.

Read more: Oh, We DON'T Like To Be Beside The Seaside - 100 Years Of Our Holiday Habits Revealed!

After her studies at Brescia University in Kentucky initially being interrupted, Dolly is now reportedly over the moon after completing her studies and being awarded an Associate of Arts Honoris Casua. 

"I am so thrilled to finally get a diploma after all these years" she gushed in an interview on her amazing achievement at Brescia's University.

Cecelia 'Dolly' Mischel Boarman 102

Dolly proudly holds up her degree.

The awesome lady added "It was one of the best things I've had the opportunity of doing during my career."

Whilst her thrilled daughter Jovita Boarman Fine added that the degree had delighted the whole family. 

Read more: 100-Year-Old Grandmother Has The BEST Reaction To Granddaughter’s Pregnancy News!

via GIPHY

HUGE CONGRATS to the super-talented Dolly!

Recently Played Tracks

To listen live, choose your preferred location:

Go

On TV: The Perfect Christmas Song!

2pm - 3pm

Watch heart TV

Heart VIP

Local

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter