We have many students who graduate and have never been on our campus

But they're typically adults.  Not sixteen-year olds.  Too bad her goal is to become a lawyer. From The Seattle Times.

Not only will 16-year-old Kayla Heard be the youngest Washington State University graduate on record at Saturday's commencement, but she earned her bachelor's degree without ever visiting campus.

"That's rare," said Randy Spaulding, remarking on both details. Spaulding, academic-affairs director for the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, said, "I think the fact that she never had to step foot on campus is a little unusual, but we will see more and more of that."

Heard, of Union, Mason County, started reading before age 2, graduated from high school at 10, earned her associate of arts degree at 13 and now a bachelor's. The teenager has already passed her law-school admissions test and plans to earn a law degree online


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