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Physically Challenged Graduate an Inspiration

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Physically Challenged Graduate an Inspiration

"It is graduation time, an exciting time of year for many students and proud parents. It is especially exciting for one local FAU student, 52-year-old Vesta Wilhoite who has several disorders that made college a physical challenge for her. However, she never let her disabilites define her.

Wilhoite carefully made her way across the stage to receive her bachelor's degree in social work from Florida Atlantic University. Fibromyalga, osteoporosis and peripheral neuropathy made the walk slow and painful, but it couldn't dull her pride and joy at finally getting that degree with a nearly perfect grade point average. Her fellow students singled her out in celebration at Thursday's graduation ceremonies."

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Re: Physically Challenged Graduate an Inspiration

Nice story.† Congrats to her.

Teambeer is the most knowledgeable FAU sports fan I know, way smarter than me.
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