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Missy Franklin Graduating From High School

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Missy Franklin as seen in the documentary "Touch the Wall" (credit: CBS)

Missy Franklin as seen in the documentary “Touch the Wall” (credit: CBS)

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.

HRH Prince Harry (L) talks with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin at a reception at the Sanctuary Golf Course on May 10, 2013 in Sedalia, Colorado. HRH will be undertaking engagements on behalf of charities with which the Prince is closely associated on behalf also of HM Government, with a central theme of supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces. (Photo by Ed Andrieski - Pool/Getty Images)

HRH Prince Harry (L) talks with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin at a reception at the Sanctuary Golf Course on May 10, 2013 in Sedalia, Colorado. HRH will be undertaking engagements on behalf of charities with which the Prince is closely associated on behalf also of HM Government, with a central theme of supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces. (Photo by Ed Andrieski – Pool/Getty Images)

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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