This article on CMC Aspen graduate Wissal Kahhak was published in The Aspen Times. By Jeanne McGovern.

Photo of CMC Aspen graduate Wissal Kahhak

Originally from Morocco, Colorado Mountain College graduate Wissal Kahhak plans to continue her education in America. Photo: Jeremy Wallace/The Aspen Times.

When Wissal Kahhak first came to Aspen from Morocco, she was 4 years old. She stayed eight months before returning to her native country with her mother. Never did Kahhak dream that 15 years later she would be back in Aspen, graduating from Colorado Mountain College and well on her way to living the American dream.

“I am just so honored to be able to graduate and so amazed by all the people who have helped me along the way,” said Kahhak, who will graduate with her Associate of Science degree Friday with plans to study premed at the University of Colorado at Denver. “It’s been a wonderful journey.” Click for full article.