Award of Diploma to World War II Veterans
The West Hartford Board of Education may award a high school diploma to a veteran of World War II who left high school prior to graduation in order to serve in the armed forces of the United States and did not receive a diploma as a consequence of such service.
A veteran of World War II is defined as any person honorably discharged from or released under honorable conditions from active service in the armed forces, whose service lasted at least ninety (90) days and occurred between December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946. The armed forces are defined as the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force.
Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statute:
10-221a High School Graduation Requirements. Diplomas for Veterans of World War II
Adopted: October 3, 2000
Reviewed: December 5, 2006