Kent City Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

9800 - HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS TO WORLD WAR II, KOREAN CONFLICT, AND VIETNAM VETERANS

Applications are available through the school for any person who wishes to obtain a high school diploma for an individual, living or deceased, who left high school to serve in World War II or the Korean Conflict. The application is to be completed and returned to the school with necessary documentation to verify service and eligibility.

To be a qualified military veteran eligible for a diploma, all of the following criteria must be met:

 

A.

The military veteran is at least sixty-five (65) years of age, if living, or had attained at least sixty-five (65) years of age, if deceased.

   
 

B.

Before graduation from a high school, the military veteran enlisted in or was drafted in the armed forces of the United States during World War II between December 16, 1940 and December 31, 1946, during the Korean Conflict between June 27, 1950 and January 31, 1955 or during the Vietnam era between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975.

   
 

C.

At the time s/he was drafted into or enlisted in the armed forces of the United States, the military veteran was enrolled in a high school in the school district to which the application is made

   
 

D.

The military veteran did not graduate from high school.

   
 

E.

The military veteran served under honorable conditions during World War II, the Korean Conflict, or during the Vietnam era.

The application may be completed by the veteran or the veteran's spouse, brother or sister, children, or grandchildren. The application requires a copy of the veteran's discharge from military service indicating honorable service between the dates of December 16, 1940 and December 31, 1946, or between June 27, 1950 and January 31, 1955, or between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975. The applicant's signature certifies the remaining information.

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