photo of Alethea Devary (2nd from left) with mom, grandfather and aunt

UK Art Grad Overcomes Life’s Challenges for Picture-Perfect End to College

When Lexington teenager Alethea Devary began school at the University of Kentucky in 2001, she probably hoped to have that picture-perfect college experience most prospective students dream about. Unfortunately, as hard as she worked for it, finishing school in four, or even six years, wasn’t in the cards. Twenty years later with the help of Project Graduate, Devary got the picture-perfect ending this weekend as she walked across the UK Commencement stage and received her bachelor’s degree in art studio.

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