diploma

101-year-old Merrill Pittman Cooper recently received an honorary diploma.

The mother of a deceased teen from Chicago accepted his diploma during an emotional graduation ceremony this week after he was killed in a devastating car crash. Katherine Jackson walked with hundreds of students at Thornton Fractional North High School on Wednesday after her son, Aaron Dunigan, died in a car accident during his prom over […]

  There was no pomp and circumstance, no procession with classmates, but on Friday a school district in Illinois finally handed Alva Early his high school diploma — more than five decades after he attended Galesburg High School. In 1959, Galesburg banned Earley from graduating and denied him a diploma after he and other African-Americans had […]