C'mon, people! Check this out: Diploma Withheld After Graduate Snubs Principal. Two minute summary? Indianapolis high school principal refuses to give graduate her diploma because she won't shake his hand. She's still graduated and heading to college in the fall, but she didn't shake his hand because she didn't want to. Fair enough. So he gets to pull one last power trip. You can't have your diploma, neener-neener. Whatever.