COVID-19 Lockdown Leads 92-Year-Old To Honorary High School Diploma

Jun 29, 2020

Judy Davis, left, stands next to her father LaRon Falslev, during his high school graduation party on Thursday at Blacksmith Fork Assisted Living in Hyrum.
Credit Eli Lucero/Herald Journal

After decades of waiting, a Cache Valley man accomplished a dream by receiving his honorary high school diploma at the age of 92.

On Thursday evening passersby championed LaRon Falslev for his achievement during a drive-through graduation ceremony at Blacksmith Fork Assisted Living in Hyrum. Falslev cracked wise about the achievement in an interview with The Herald Journal. Read the rest of the story here on


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