WGU holds summer graduation at Abravanel Hall

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(KSL News) For the first time, students and faculty members at Western Governors University got to meet face to face.

The online school held its summer graduation in Abravanel Hall today.

U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson shared the floor with four new graduating students who overcame trials to accomplish their dreams.

Selected graduates spoke of the obstacles they went through to pursue their career. Inspiring speakers ranged from a graduate fighting spine cancer to a 60-year-old farmer graduating alongside his daughter.

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