Student’s Diploma Yanked over Military Cord

BLADEN COUNTY. — A North Carolina mother said her son’s diploma was taken away from him after he wore a cord symbolizing military enlistment at graduation.

West Bladen High School makes it clear they have strict rules for the official graduation ceremony with an email and mail dictating the rules beforehand. But, the policy about graduation cords is one mother Wendy Paris says is ridiculous.

Paris couldn’t be happier that her son, Trey, joined the Army. He was even selected for a special assignment.

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