Veteran Graduates after a Decade of Putting Together the Pieces

Fri, Dec 16, 2016 - 6:17pm

As he crossed the stage inside the University of North Texas Coliseum Friday morning, shook President Neal Smatresk’s hand, and moved his tassel to the other side of his cap, Jonathan Igou accomplished a goal that’s at least ten years in the making.

"If you would have asked me 10 years ago if I thought I was going to be a graduate with a bachelor’s degree, I would have told you probably not,” said Igou.

That’s because back then he was focused on a different goal: being the fourth generation of his family to serve...