Missy Franklin Graduating From High School
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Olympic star Missy Franklin is graduating from high school.
The four-time gold medalist will get her diploma from Regis Jesuit High School in a ceremony in Denver on Monday evening.
Franklin isn’t ready to become a professional athlete yet. She’ll swim in the world championships in Barcelona this summer before heading to the University of California at Berkeley in the fall.
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Franklin plans to swim for her college team the next two years, finally turning pro after the 2015 NCAA championships. That will give her a chance to earn some of the big endorsement dollars leading into the Rio Olympics.
She celebrated her 18th birthday earlier this month. She attended a reception that night with Britain’s Prince Harry, who joined the crowd in singing “Happy Birthday” to her.
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