Farrington graduate gets diploma, associate’s degree with early college program
HONOLULU (KHON2) – Graduation season is underway as students are recognized for their achievements.
One student in particular was praised for going above and beyond.
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Vanessa Pascua not only graduated from high school but also an associate’s degree in liberal arts when she graduated from Farrington High School the week of Monday, May 17.
Pascua used the first college program to receive over 60 college credits to earn the degree.
“It’s a great way for students to get a good head start, and it’s a general idea of how college really is, it’s worth it, it’ll be worth it in the end.” ”Said Pascua.
“Every semester she kept going, you know, she kept going,” said Regan Honda, a counselor at Farrington University. “And here we are today, it’s pretty amazing for sure. Yeah, we’re all so proud of her.
Pascua is now seeking her Bachelor of Commerce degree. Those interested in Ministry of Education double credit programs can click here.