Policies and Procedures Handbook

Last Updated: 4/2/2007
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550


The Awarding of an Honorary High School Diploma to World War II, Korean Conflict, and Viet Nam Veterans


Board Policy


In compliance with Maryland State law under COMAR Article - Education Section 7-206.1, a high school diploma will be awarded to an individual who:


a.   was a full-time student in an accredited public or private school in the state of  Maryland;

               b.   withdrew from said school during her/his senior year to enlist in the armed forces of the United States during World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Viet
                  Nam War;

               c.   subsequently was honorably discharged from that military service; and

               d.   make application for a diploma through the Public Schools of Garrett County.


Source: COMAR Article - Education Section 7-206.1

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Instruction 344.5 MRG
Adopted 10/10/2000
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