Mr. Jeff Stricklett, PW Superintendent, presented an Honorary Diploma to Mr. Charles Adkins recently in recognition as a Portsmouth West graduate. Mr. Adkins joined the military and left high school to serve in the Vietnam War before graduation and had never received his high school diploma. 

Mr. Adkins lives in Waverly where he serves has a church pastor. He is also working toward completing his Phd and currently works at a family medical practice. Married for 38 years, he has two sons and eight grandchildren. Mr. Adkins was born and raised on Slab Run, attending Washington-Nile schools before entering the military.

Thank for your service to country and community Mr. Charles Adkins!