April 17, 2019
Elm Leaves: Wall of Fame: New members honored at Triton College
Courtesy: Pioneer Press/Elm Leaves
By: Rachel Hindery
For 45 years, Emilia Almada’s dream of attending college was a dream deferred.
“She graduated from high school in June of 1938 and wanted to continue her education, but was unable to do so because of the the Depression and her family situation,” her son Bob Almada said.
She achieved that long-awaited associate of arts degree from Triton College in December 1985, and last week, on April 11, Almada joined seven other Triton alumni at the 2019 Wall of Fame Ceremony.
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