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100-year-old in Manitowoc honored on TODAY show

Posny received UW-Stevens Point degree during pandemic
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Posted at 10:27 AM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 11:27:47-04

MANITOWOC, Wis. (NBC 26) — Virginia Posny was featured on Thursday's Smucker's Celebrates segment on the TODAY show for turning 100 years old.

A self-proclaimed Green Bay Packers fan, Posny officially received her associates degree from UW-Stevens Point at age 99 during the pandemic. UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie L. Patterson awarded Posny the degree in 2020 after they discovered that she earned enough credits between 1939-1940. There was a drive-by parade to celebrate her achievements.

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