Media feature 70-year-old UMaine graduate Cyrus
WABI-TV (Channel 5 in Bangor), WBZ-TV (CBS News in Boston) and WFSB-TV (Channel 3 in Hartford, Connecticut) featured John Cyrus, who graduated from the University of Maine at the age of 70 after numerous setbacks prevented him from getting his degree for over 50 years. KLTV (Tyler, Texas), WDBJ-TV (Roanoke, Virginia), WSMV-TV (Nashville, Tennessee), KNOP-TV (North Platte, Nebraska), KOTA-TV (Rapid City, South Dakota), WAVE-TV (Louisville, Kentucky), WCTV-TV (Tallahassee, Florida) and other outlets nationwide shared the WABI report. Yahoo! News and MSN shared the WBZ report.