Graduating from school is a big accomplishment.  All of the onerous work has lastly paid off and it’s a logo of nice issues to return.  As this graduate pupil accepted her diploma, her service canine additionally obtained a level in particular recognition for serving to her all alongside the way in which.

As Brittany Hawley graduated from Clarkson College in New York Metropolis with a level in Occupational Remedy, her service canine GRIFFIN (spelled in all caps) was by her facet, as he had been day by day of her pupil life.

What the 4-year-old Golden Retriever didn’t know on the primary day of college was that at some point the college would additionally award him an honorary diploma and honor him with particular recognition for all his onerous work and repair!

The Board of Trustees agreed to the unconventional diploma primarily based on GRIFFIN’s “extraordinary effort, steadfast dedication, and diligent dedication to the wellbeing and pupil success of his proprietor Brittany.”


“GRIFFIN has been awarded an honorary diploma for his extraordinary contributions to pupil success,” the college stated.

The lovable canine regarded so proud accepting his diploma sporting his cap and robe alongside his proprietor.  He definitely deserved the particular honor the varsity gave him for all his service and dedication to Brittany.

In a press convention, the varsity stated:

“The 2 have pursued 100% collectively a graduate diploma in Occupational Remedy attending all the identical courses, lectures, college appointments, group research periods, social actions, analysis tasks, and scientific experiences, totally making GRIFFIN an equal member of the Clarkson Golden Knights household.”

Hawley obtained her service canine after a analysis of advanced regional ache syndrome on the age of 16.  The syndrome causes her muscular tissues to contract uncontrollably and causes affected physique elements to twist involuntarily.  She is commonly in lots of ache and her legs are affected.

She was accepted for a service canine by paws4peolple on the very same day she earned an interview at Clarkson.  GRIFFIN and she or he had been meant to be!

“We moved to New York collectively, we began faculty collectively and we completed collectively,” Hawley instructed CBS Information.

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