Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson graduates from high school

Georgia native and reality TV star Alana Thompson turns 16 on Saturday.Alana is best known for her show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," which began when she was 6.Alana plans to graduate high school and college, buy a house and a car, and become a nurse.She will be on the latest cover of Teen Vogue.Alana is originally from McIntyre in Middle Georgia, but the family moved to the metro Atlanta area a few years ago

There goes Honey Boo Boo, across the stage at Wilkinson County High School as she graduated Saturday.

“Proved the haters wrong,” Alana Thompson captioned a TikTok of herself in a yellow cap and gown at the commencement ceremony. “Next stop graduating college!”


Proved the haters wrong 🥳 next stop graduating college 🥹! #honeybooboo #fyp #2023 #trending #senior #graduation

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Her mother, June Shannon, also posted to social media. “I‘m so proud of her she is our 2023 graduate and yes we was hollering the whole time WTG LANA,” she wrote in one Instagram post, followed by “AND YALL KNOW I SCREAMED WORK IT SMOOCHIE ONE LAST TIME.”

Another post was a series of photos and videos, including those with her sisters, legal guardian Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon, 23, and Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell, 28, who is battling cancer.

According to the high school’s Facebook page, Thompson’s favorite memories of high school were “running through the halls trying not to get caught skipping and hanging out with all my friends!” she wrote. “I’m gonna miss high school a little bit.”

In August, the reality TV star wrote, she’ll be going to Regis University to major in neonatal nursing.