GOOD NEWS Father & Daughter to Graduate From University of Kansas Together
Graduation day will be twice as nice for one family when a father and daughter both get their degrees.
Dan and Maureen Mercer will get their diplomas from the University of Kansas on Sunday. Maureen will receive a graduate degree in social work, and Dan will get his bachelor’s in literature.
Dan, who is vice president of an engineering company, went back to school in 2008.
“I just felt like I had left something undone. Like I had this thing out there, this loose hanging thread,” Dan told Fox 4.
“I’m proud he’s my dad. I think he’s an amazing role model,” Maureen said.