GH – Honorary Diplomas for Veterans

GH

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.