Hundreds receive high school diplomas at Utah State Prison

Published: Wednesday, June 11 2014 12:55 p.m. MDT

Updated: Friday, June 13 2014 8:40 a.m. MDT

Trista Chandra, left, gets a high-five from female student of the year Ashley Lagerquist following Chandra's speech during a high school graduation ceremony at the Timpanogos Women's Facility of the Utah State Prison in Draper, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

Ravell Call, Deseret News

Inmates at the Utah State Prison celebrated educational achievement as they received high school diplomas during a ceremony on Wednesday. About 400 inmates received diplomas, many congratuated by friends and family on hand. University of Utah Director of Athletics Chris Hill spoke at the ceremony.

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