They dated through high school, then married after graduation.
Her mother stood before a TV news camera with the graduation photo that to her was the real Gakirah Barnes.
After graduation, Borstein took an internship at the ad agency Schwartz Rahman.
early 15c., in alchemy, "tempering, refining of something to a certain degree; measurement according to the four degrees of a quality," from graduate (n.). General sense of "dividing into degrees" is from 1590s; meaning "action of receiving or giving an academic degree" is from early 15c.; in reference to the ceremony where a degree is given, from 1818.