Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Program error

Students graduating from Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland have been presented with these Diplomas, as reported in The Washington Post.


But it doesn't stop there.

Local Public Schools Communications Director Briant Coleman confirmed that a 'vendor error' sent the same faulty diploma to every high school in Prince George County. That's 8,000 altogether.

I like this comment from strollerderby.

The cost to print the first batch of diplomas with the typos? $15,075

The cost to the County to have the diplomas reprinted? Free

The cost for kids who have the original diplomas to forever look back and laugh at the exact moment they realised adults aren’t always as smart as they seem? Priceless

Wait a minute.

$15,075 for 8,000 diplomas?

That's $1.88 per diploma.

I'm in the wrong business.

Oh, wait a minute...

Pin It button on image hover