Mike Wimmer, 12, decided he wanted to accelerate his education. So set a goal of graduating from high school and college this year – and accomplished it.
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Mike completed four years of school in one year – two years of high school and a two-year associate's degree. He graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College on May 21 and from Concord Academy High School on May 28, where he was valedictorian.
He said his college GPA was 4.0, while his high school GPA was 5.45.
"I'd always just went through things at a much faster pace and always had these different out-of-the-box ideas to solve problems that we had," he told USA TODAY.
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