Mark Wahlberg, who stars in the new movie “Ted,” is working to correct the one regret he’s held for more than 20 years — that he never graduated from high school.
Wahlberg made his mark as a musician, model and actor, but dropped out of high school as a freshman. Now, through a program at Snowden International High School in Boston’s Copley Square, Wahlberg hopes to have his diploma in less than a year. Snowden’s Accelerated Learning Academy lets students complete course work toward a diploma online. Wahlberg will work on his diploma requirements while on the set of his latest movie, titled “2 Guns.”
If Wahlberg completes the requirements and graduates from Snowden, he will have come full circle. Snowden used to be called Copley Square High School, and Wahlberg would have graduated from Copley Square in 1988, if he had remained in school.
Speaking of “getting schooled,” let’s reminisce with some ole school Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch…
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