Mark Wahlberg is now a high school graduate.
The proud grad opened up about his experience going back to school in a column on Huffington Post. Titled “Winning My Toughest Role Yet: High School Graduate,” Wahlberg shared that for the past year, “I’ve been taking classes and studying any chance I could get – on the set, traveling for work and at home. It has been both humbling and challenging.”
He started the column by sharing the unfortunate statistics: “Every day, 7,000 students drop out of high school – more than 1.2 million a year. More than 40 million adults nationwide lack a high school diploma. These high school dropouts typically earn $200,000 less than high school graduates over their lifetime.” READ FULL STORY