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Plano high school offers honorary diploma to servicemen, women

Plano High School, 704 W. Abe St. Plano IL.
Plano High School, 704 W. Abe St. Plano IL.

PLANO – Plano School District 88 officials invite people who were enlisted in the armed forces to apply for an honorary high school diploma from Plano High School, according to a school district news release.

Eligible individuals must have resided within the Plano School District boundaries at the time they left grade or high school; couldn’t attend or left high school before graduating to serve in the armed forces, or due to employment or family commitments during war time or another emergency; served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II, the Korean War or the Vietnam War; and have not received a high school or general education (GED) diploma.

Diplomas also may be posthumously awarded upon application by next of kin, the news release said. For a copy of the application or more information, contact Kathy Benoit via email at adminoffice@plano88.org, by phone at 630-552-8978, ext. 7710, or written letter to the Administration Office at 800 S. Hale St., Plano, IL 60545. Applications are due by Jan. 31.

– Katie Finlon

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