Nine Years After Shooting Left Him Paralyzed, Teen 'Glad It Happened'His journey from shooting victim to valedictorian wasn't easy, but Martrell Stevens wouldn't trade it. “It's a blessing, it’s not a curse.”
College Student Holds Graduation Ceremony On The Subway After Train StallsA college student threw his own graduation ceremony on the subway after delays caused him to miss the actual ceremony.
Grandmother, Mother And Son Graduate Together On Same NightThree generations graduated Wednesday with high school diplomas on the same night.
Chicago Cubs Pitcher Lends A Hand At Lakeview Elementary SchoolCubs pitcher Jake Arrieta joined 25 other volunteers from the Cubs front office and City Year Chicago to paint the auditorium and make banners ahead of graduation at Friedrich L. Jahn Elementary.
351 New Officers, Detectives, Sergeants Graduate Police AcademyOne of the largest Chicago police graduation ceremonies in recent history was held Wednesday morning, as a class of 351 new officers, detectives, and sergeants took their oaths of office.
ITT Tech Nursing Students Held Graduation Ceremony After School ClosedITT Tech nursing students held Thursday a graduation ceremony after the school closed it's doors for good on Tuesday.
Police Officers Get High Schooler To Graduation After Logan Square CrashChicago police came to the rescue of a high school senior who almost missed her graduation ceremony Friday afternoon.
Chicago Nurse To Become Rush University's Second Oldest Grad"I still think of myself as being a lot younger than I am," said Ingrid Forsberg, who earned her master’s degree in nursing practice in 1978.
Retired Navy Veteran Donning Cap And Gown At NIU 63 Years LaterAn 85-year-old Korean War veteran is reliving his college years this week at Northern Illinois University, and will experience something very special on Saturday.
Best Books That Make The Perfect Gifts For GraduatesGraduation season is in full swing and whether the person you know is graduating from middle school, high school, undergrad or grad school, they could probably use some guidance about what comes next.
Chicago's Newest Cop Pops The Big Question After Navy Pier GraduationA big day got even bigger for a new Chicago police officer, when he proposed to his longtime girlfriend right after joining Chicago's finest.
Lake Zurich H.S. Holds Special Commencement For Student Who Was Sick On Graduation DayAlmost 500 seniors graduated from Lake Zurich High School this year. One student who planned to go through graduation on May 31, Erin Adams, could not, as it turned out.