Byas gets SHS diploma – 61 years later
BY CHRISTINA DERR
Graduation marks the end of a long road for anyone who reaches that pinnacle.
However, for one graduate at Springtown High School’s most recent commencement celebration, the road was a bit longer.
In fact, rather than the typical 13 years most students wait for their diplomas, the one bestowed upon Forest Ray Byas was more than six decades overdue.