Grace Bush: 16-year-old graduates from FAU before high school

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Grace Bush: 16-year-old graduates from FAU before high school
News from WPBF West Palm Beach:

Most 16-year-olds are happy to get their hands on a set of car keys.

Grace Bush is not like most 16-year-olds.

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Friday morning, the Broward County teenager graduated from Florida Atlantic University, earning her degree, with honors, in criminal justice.

“It feels exciting knowing that I’m finally getting this behind me,” Bush told WPBF 25 News.

Grace, one of nine children, was home-schooled by her mother at an early age.

“She could read by the age of two,” said her mother, Gisla Bush.

Grace enrolled at Broward College when she was 13 and transferred to FAU a year later to pursue both her high school and college degrees at the same time.

“It was a lot of hard work, concentration and dedication,” Grace said, noting she took classes during the summer.

Grace is one of the youngest students to graduate from FAU in more than 100 years.

“It makes you realize regardless of age if you’ve got the abilities you should be allowed to accomplish your full potential,” said FAU President Dr. John Kelly said.

Ironically, Grace hasn’t even received her high sc…………… continues on WPBF West Palm Beach

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Four Muscogee County schools ranked nationally by U.S. News
News from Columbus Ledger-Enquirer:

The Muscogee County School District administration building is at 2960 Macon Road.

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U.S. News & World Report has again ranked Columbus High School among the best in the state and nation.

And for the first time, the magazine “recognized nationally” Carver High School, Early College Academy of Columbus and Kendrick High School.

Columbus High is ranked No. 4 in the state and No. 104 in the nation. The high school improved from No. 5 in the state and No. 202 in the nation among last year’s rankings. It is the Muscogee County School District’s only total magnet high school, meaning it doesn’t have any attendance zones and all of its students are enrolled from throughout the county.

“I’m happy with the improvement, but we want to be #1 every year,” Columbus High principal Marvin Crumbs wrote in an email. “The students w…………… continues on Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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