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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Todd Gilliland receives high school diploma at Texas Motor Speedway

by Mike Haag | Posted on Friday, June 8th, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Todd Gilliland received his high school diploma from track president Eddie Gossage during a pre-race ceremony Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.

Todd Gilliland, driver of the #4 Mobil 1 Toyota, stands on stage as he receives his high school diploma from TMS President Eddie Gossage prior to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series PPG 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The 18-year-old and third-generation NASCAR driver walked across the stage prior to the start of the PPG 400 and officially graduated from high school.

Gilliland started on the outside pole position.  He is the fourth high school graduate/driver to be presented a diploma by Gossage.  In past years Erik Jones (2014), Cole Custer (2016) and Noah Gragson (2017).

Below is a photographic look at Gilliland’s graduation ceremony.  All photos provided courtesy of Texas Motor Speedway and Getty Images.

 

 

 

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Mike Haag has covered motorsports in San Antonio and South Texas for more than 30 years. In addition to working for the San Antonio Express-News for nearly 28 years, Mike also has co-hosted TrackSmack with Dawn Murphy for 15 race seasons. In addition to being a writer, Mike also teaches English at Floresville High School.

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