Austin ISD Hosts Diploma Ceremony for War Veterans

At a special ceremony on Nov. 11, Austin ISD will award belated diplomas to 11 armed forces veterans.

Diplomas will be awarded to Manuel Clark Jr., Horace Dixon, Harold Eugene Flenoy, Richard Gamboa, Eugenio Gaona, Doyle E. Hobbs, Hudson W. Powell, Joe M. Riojas, Benito Serrano, Charles Ray Stone and Aurelio Torres Jr.

Veterans were eligible for the diplomas if they did not finish high school and served in World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Iraq War, War in Afghanistan or any other formally declared war by the U.S. Click here to read the full requirements.

The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 11 at McCallum High School, 5600 Sunshine Drive.