A 6th-grade teacher wrote ‘Invite me to your Harvard graduation!’ — 21 years later, the student did just that

Judith Toensing didn’t just teach her students, she inspired them.

A sixth-grade teacher from Yuma, Arizona, Toensing made a strong impact on one of her students 21 years ago.

At the end of the school year in 1997, Mrs. Toensing, wrote a note on the student’s report card: “It has been a joy to have you in class. Keep up the good work! Invite me to your Harvard graduation!.”

This week, the student, Christin Gilmer graduated from Harvard as a doctor of public health.

Gilmer who is now...

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