Austin Veterans Receive Their High School Diplomas

By: ralphbarrera

Nov 10 2009

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The Austin Independent School District honored four Austin Veterans who left high school early to serve in the armed forces in a special “Diploma Ceremony, Service and Sacrifice” at the Lance Corporal Nicholas Perez elementary school in southeast Austin. The Veterans are from left, George Martinez, U.S. Navy, Gonzalo Garza, U.S. Marine Corps, Mentford “Dusty” Hesskew, U.S. navy, and Rudy Banta, Army National Guard.

Photo by Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman


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