Diplomas at a Maryland high school are being reprinted because they contain a spelling error.
All of the diplomas distributed last week in Prince George's
County outside Washington misspelled the word "program." County
officials say they noticed the mistake after commencements were
The vendor that printed the nearly 8,000 diplomas, National
Quality Products, has apologized to the Class of 2012 for the
mistake. Briant Coleman, a spokesman for the schools, says the
vendor will reprint the diplomas for free.
The corrected diplomas will be mailed to students in a little
more than a month.