It took nearly 39 years, but Randy Rodriguez now can officially call himself a Denton High School graduate.
In November 1973, Rodriguez, then a Denton High junior, enlisted in the U.S. Marines, seemingly leaving the prospect of a high school diploma behind. Because of a Texas law allowing veterans... READ MORE »»
Dan Ford, principal of Denton High School, presents Randy Rodriguez with a high school diploma. Rodriguez received the diploma, which he was scheduled to earn in June 1975, on March 6 thanks to a Texas law designed to help U.S. veterans who dropped out to serve their country.
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