82-Year Old Business Student to be Featured in People MagazineMay 29, 2003
Baylor University student Weldon Bigony receivedhis bachelor's of business administration degree at Spring commencement. Bigony, 82, was 24 hours short of earning his degree when he joined the Naval Air Corps during World War II. Sixty years later, he returned to Baylor - with his scholarship renewed - to complete his business degree. He will be featured in the June 9 issue of People Magazine.
His amazing life story and quest for his college degree have prompted stories in USA Today and a "Forever Young" segment May 16 on NBC's "The Today Show."