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Neil Turner, 14, gets a helping hand with his graduation gown from his mother, Marla, before commencement ceremonies Monday night at the Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls. (David Samson/The Forum)

Ashby 14-year-old earns college degree

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FERGUS FALLS - Neil Turner earned a college degree Monday night.

But the 14-year-old doesn't graduate from high school until later this month.


Turner, of Ashby, is believed to be the youngest to graduate from Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

Admitted at age 12 to the two-year campus in Fergus Falls, Turner earned an associate of arts degree at the same time as he completed his high school graduation requirements.

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