Contributed by Christopher Taylor, Dallas Business Administration Program Chair
Terry Bruton, now 60, and Sandra, 58, first met as high school students in Dallas several years ago. They dated for about eight months and went their separate ways when Terry moved to Georgia. It seemed like just a typical, fleeting high school romance. But it was much more than that.
Eventually, each of them married: Terry for 34 years, and Sandra for 31 years. Each also had children.
As fate would have it, their marriages didn’t last, and Terry moved back to Dallas, where, through a mutual friend, he was reunited with Sandra. After a year of rekindling an old but not forgotten romance, Terry and Sandra were married two years ago.
On returning from their honeymoon, they started a coffeehouse franchise in Midlothian, Texas, which they sold a year ago, due to tough economic times.
At that point, both Sandra and Terry decided that, before pursuing their ultimate dream of retiring to Red River, New Mexico, and running a coffeehouse, they would go to college and study business. And Remington College was their college of choice.
In July 2010, Terry and Sandra began their studies as students in our Dallas Business Administration Degree Program. After their first term, each holds a 3.75 GPA.
Dallas College Business Administration Program Chair Christopher Taylor said, “We are very proud of Terry and Sandra, two of our newest students. We see their drive and determination, and so we believe they’ll succeed in whatever endeavor they pursue.”
Terry and Sandra want everyone to know that it’s never too late to learn and to achieve anything you want in life. As Sandra says, “If you want something badly enough and are willing to put in some hard work, the sky is the limit.”
We at Remington College wish Terry and Sandra Bruton all the best as they work toward achieving their life’s goals together. They serve as a great example for all of us – young, old, and everywhere in between – to keep moving, with purpose and focus, in the direction of your dreams.