World-famous violinist Lindsey Stirling graduated from Brigham Young University on Friday.
Stirling, 28, is from Gilbert, Arizona, and served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New York.
After an apperance on "America's Got Talent" in 2010, Stirling was motivated to create unique YouTube videos, which skyrocketed her to international success. She now has a YouTube channel with 6,884,770 subscribers, 1,096,566,493 views and is currently touring North America on her Music Box Tour.
On Friday, she shared with fans on Facebook and Twitter that she would be using Periscope to announce a major event.
I haven’t told any of you about this but today I’m fulfilling one of my life goals and it’s something I’ve been working...
Posted by Lindsey Stirling on Friday, August 14, 2015
Todd Hollingshead with BYU University Communications confirmed Friday that Stirling was receiving a Bachelor of Science in recreational management.
Celebratory dance moves for @LindseyStirling, who today receives her BYU degree! #byugrad http://t.co/6wCjHP9kQ5 pic.twitter.com/3z5JSbc2aE— BYU (@BYU) August 14, 2015
According to the BYU Marriott School Twitter account, Stirling will also be performing at convocation.
Tonight's musical number at convocation will be performed by RecM grad and @OfficialBBMAs winner @LindseyStirling! pic.twitter.com/qh7oPyEt60— BYU Marriott School of Business (@BYUMarriott) August 14, 2015