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Video: A Sister's Promise

A love of learning, a promise to a sister, and an employee perk motivated Peggy Quesenberry to get her Ph.D.

A classified staff employee at the university for 27 years, Peggy Quesenberry has capitalized on Virginia Tech’s tuition waiver benefit for employees to earn four degrees. At Friday’s graduate commencement ceremony, she will be officially hooded as the recipient of a Ph.D. from the department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

But Quesenberry didn't just get the degree for herself. Read more: Employee of 27 years to earn her fourth Virginia Tech degree

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    Peggy Quesenberry listens to a fellow student.

Author:Jarrad Henderson
Length: 03:13
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