(Lexington Herald-Leader) There will be more than 2,100 students graduating from the Bluegrass Community & Technical College Sunday, having earned a certificate, an associate's degree or diploma that they hope will lead to a better future.
Among them will be honor graduate Megan McCormick, a highly motivated woman who will be receiving an associate's degree in education in hopes of landing a full-time job and independence.
That achievement is all the more significant because McCormick has Down syndrome, a genetic disorder that could have been a roadblock to her goals. Instead, it has become almost a sidebar, overshadowed by the long list of accomplishments she has mastered in her lifetime.
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