SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – One veteran proves that it’s never too late to get your high school diploma.
Benjamin Spurlock Robinson is a Vietnam War veteran. He says it has taken 21 years to get his high school diploma.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
“It appears that I started from the top first and worked my way down,” Robinson said.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
After the ninth grade, Robinson went to war leaving his education behind.
“I’m a graduate of the Sergeants Major Academy, I’m also a graduate of the 3rd US Army NCO Academy – and now I am a graduate of high school,” Robinson said.MORE NEWS: Looting Suspect Accused Of Dozens Of Thefts Arrested In South Lake Tahoe
Robinson’s family was there to support him during the special ceremony on Tuesday.