Stanislaus County Office of Education to Award Diploma to Qualifying U.S. Veteran through Operation Recognition

For Immediate Release – November 2, 2017

Contacts:        Judy Boring, Communications, 238-1709
                         Cynthia Fenech, Communications, 238-1704

The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will award a high school diploma to qualifying U.S. veterans through its Operation Recognition program during the Office of Education’s County Board meeting on November 14, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in SCOE’s Board Room (1100 H Street, Modesto). 

Stanislaus County residents whose high school education was interrupted during the World War II, Korean or the Vietnam Wars due to military service and/or internment are eligible to apply and receive a belated high school diploma.  The Operation Recognition high school diplomas are authorized by California Education code section 51440 and 51430 (Senate Bill No. 1517) and to date, SCOE has awarded 128 diplomas. 

 High school diplomas will be presented to the following veteran: Charles Fenley, Modesto, served in the Navy during World War II