Rebecca Allen of Jackhorn, was graduated May 12 from Midway College with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education. Her two daughters, Kayla Bates, 20, and Emily Allen, 13, and a friend, Imogene Fleming of Hemphill, attended the graduation ceremony. After the ceremony, her daughters treated her to dinner in Lexington. Rebecca Allen went back to school in 2003 and earned an associate degree at Southeast Community and Technical College in Whitesburg. She expressed her appreciation to her daughters for the help and encouragement they had given her, and said she could not have completed her education without their help. She is pictured with Imogene Fleming.