Grad-parent: Mother and son graduate from UC Irvine on same day
- June 18, 2023
- Faith Couts and Hunter Wetzel, class of 2023, Los Angeles Times, MSN, June 17, 2023
Faith Couts always dreamed of pursuing a college degree, but “the timing was never right.” … But on Friday, Couts finally realized her dream and received her bachelor’s degree in social policy and public service from the UC Irvine’s School of Social Sciences… [Hunter] Wetzel received his bachelor’s degree in anthropology on the same day from the university. Couts said the experience of graduating alongside her son was surreal. “I’m just trying to be a little bit in the moment right now,” she said. … “I would say I’m impressed, but it’s 100% expected,” Wetzel said. “I knew she’d be able to do it. I expected nothing less of her.”
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