By Bonnie Shelton
Hundreds of graduates walked across the stage at UW-Stevens Point Saturday to accept their diplomas. For many, it was the celebration of four years of hard work, but for at least one student, it took several more years than that to earn a degree.
Eau Claire native Song Xiong started her studies at UW-Milwaukee seven years ago. After transferring to UWSP three years after that, she finally got to walk across the stage with the class of 2013.
"Oh, it's been such a long journey. I'm so excited," she told Newsline 9.