By Dianne Weaver 2001|
Thousand of men marched off to World War II and the Korean War before
completed their high school education. West Virginia contributed more
capita than any other state, and has chosen to recognize and award
diplomas in 2001. The Calhoun County school system will be issuing the
at least six men.
One of the veterans to be recognized will be at the April 2 Board of
meeting. Charles McCray of Parkersburg will be there to receive his
School Superintendent Ron Blankenship said "We gave the veterans their
coming to the board meeting, attending graduation, or having the
diploma mailed to
Others on the list:
ADRIAN BALL (1950) will be present at graduation.
JAMES BILLEY (1946) requested the diploma be mailed to him, but might
graduation depending on health.
HALL V. FRANCIS (1940) has already received his Veteran's Diploma, but
participate in this years graduation ceremony.
EUELL HOSKINS, JR. (1950) will attend the graduation ceremony.
CHARLES MC CRAY (1945) will receive his diploma at the April 2 Board
RICHARD PAUL PARSONS (1954) lives in Florida and asked his diploma be