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NOV. 10, 2004

Veteran of Korean and Vietnam Wars Will Receive Diploma

AURORA, CO., Nov. 10, 2004: Cecil V. Gentry, retired Army Sgt. 1 st Class who served in Korea and Vietnam, will be awarded his high school diploma at Aurora Central High School’s seventh annual Veterans Day Salute.

The flag-raising ceremony, reception and awards program will begin at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. Aurora Central High School is located at 11700 E. 11 th Ave.

In 1953, Gentry joined the Army two years prior to his scheduled high school graduation date. His diploma is being awarded through the Colorado Board of Veterans Operation Recognition program authorized by Colorado state law in 2003, in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Education and the Colorado Association of School Boards.

For more information regarding Aurora Central High School’s Veterans Day activities, please contact Georgia Durán at 303-344-8060, ext. 28015.

Communication Services

Georgia Durán, Director
303-344-8060, ext. 28015
FAX: 303-326-1939
e-mail: georgiad@admin.aps.k12.co.us

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