Mission accomplished: LeMoyne-Owen student, 59, earns three degrees

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 12, 2019 9:15 AM CT
<strong>On the eve of graduation from LeMoyne-Owen College, Alison Turner, 59, said the prospect of moving forward with this milestone in life is still nerve-wracking, even after several decades as a mother, wife and professional. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s exciting. It may be scary. I&rsquo;m not trying to look at the scary part. Right now, it&rsquo;s exciting and it&rsquo;s interesting,&rdquo; said Turner, who was receiving an associate degree and two bachelor's degrees.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

On the eve of graduation from LeMoyne-Owen College, Alison Turner, 59, said the prospect of moving forward with this milestone in life is still nerve-wracking, even after several decades as a mother, wife and professional. “It’s exciting. It may be scary. I’m not trying to look at the scary part. Right now, it’s exciting and it’s interesting,” said Turner, who was receiving an associate degree and two bachelor's degrees. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

After a 41-year journey to earn her college degree, 59-year-old Alison Turner has earned an associate degree and two bachelor’s degrees from LeMoyne-Owen College.

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