ELMER, N.J. (CBS) – A New Jersey woman is living proof that’s it’s never too late to achieve something great.
At 96 years old, Leona L. Paulus, who was forced to quit school at the age of 12, earned her high school proficiency diploma on Tuesday.READ MORE: Kensington Shooting Leaves Two Men Dead, Philadelphia Police Say
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Paulus passed the test administered by the Educational Testing Service and the woman affectionately known to some as “Auntie Lee” earned her GED via Mid-Atlantic States Career and Education Center.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: DA To Provide Significant Update On 1991 Murder Of Joy Hibbs In Bristol Township
By using the center’s online system, Edmentum, Paulus was able to prep and achieve a lifelong desire.