UPDATED 2/4/20 10:00AM: The deadline to submit an application for the Veterans Diploma Project has been extended. Applicants have until Friday, March 27, 2020. The graduation ceremony is planned for April 2020.
For some veterans, the chance to finish high school is interrupted by military service. Now, an initiative by the Monterey County Office of Education aims to give some older veterans something they missed out on -- recognition and a diploma.