Honorary Diplomas for Veterans
Honorary Veterans Diplomas AuthorizedC
The Board will award an honorary high school diploma to a veteran upon
satisfaction of the requirements set forth below.
Requirements for Honorary Veterans DiplomaC
Upon written request to the Board of Education made by the veteran, an
immediate family member of a veteran, or a guardian of the veteran, and verification
of the following requirements, the District shall award an honorary high school
diploma to the veteran:
1. Either (a) left high school before graduating to serve in the United States
armed forces or (b) served in the United States armed forces during World War II,
the Korean War, or the Vietnam War, and
2. Either (a) was honorably discharged or (b) was released from active duty
because of a service-related disability, and
3. Either (a) resides in the District or (b) resided in the District at the time of
leaving high school to serve in the United States armed forces.
Verification of serviceC
The Board, the veteran, or the veteran=s immediate family member or
guardian may request the Department of Veteran Affairs to certify whether the
veteran meets the requirements of 1(b) or 2 above.