San Antonio grandfather graduates college alongside granddaughter
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - An 88-year-old grandfather in San Antonio is ending the year as a new college graduate, alongside his 23-year-old granddaughter.
Rene Neira graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) on December 11, receiving a degree of recognition in Economics, while his granddaughter Melanie Salazar received a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Footage recorded by UTSA shows the pair waving to the audience as their names were called.
According to reports, Neira and Salazar enrolled at UTSA in 2017 and would carpool to school and study together.
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