She's the most unusual student on campus. She holds hands with her teachers and sings to the campus safety staff. And at 76 years old, Vivian Carrington is one of the oldest graduates ever at Rollins College.
Ms. Vi, as she's known around campus, explains the painful moment that inspired her to go back to college at the age of 70 and the challenges she overcame during her journey to a degree, including battling lupus. Her persistence in achieving this goal is just the latest example of her lifelong character traits of being tenacious, courageous and groundbreaking.
From being her city's first female African-American lifeguard to spending decades helping and ministering to the people of her community, there is no one quite like Ms. Vi. She'll inspire you to realize it's never too late to achieve your dreams and to make a difference in the world around you.