Tiger Woods’ Ex-Wife Graduates With Psychology Degree

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Elin Nordegren is graduating from Rollins College in Florida with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

The former wife of star golfer Tiger Woods is also the recipient of the Outstanding Graduating Senior award. She finished her courses with a 3.96 GPA.

Assistant dean Sharon Lusk says Nordegren’s application for the prize “spoke to the determination of a single mom to complete her degree.” The school also noted her service work to help children in foster care.

Nordegren divorced Woods after reports emerged about his serial marital infidelity following an early morning car accident outside their central Florida mansion.

In an interview with the college, Nordegren spoke of her long interest in psychology and the challenges she overcame in earning her degree.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

POLL: How Are YOU Celebrating the 4th of July?What does Tampa Bay like to do for the 4th of July? Our poll has the answer!
Fatal Alligators Attacks in Florida Over Past 20 YearsThe body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy was found Wednesday after he was snatched by an alligator at a...

Listen Live