Students protest graduation ban
Seven kids at East Carter High School in Grayson, Kentucky thought it would be funny to release 10,000 crickets in their school last Thursday morning as a senior prank. Unfortunately, school administrators didn't get the humor. According to local WSAZ News, the seniors were not allowed to walk in their graduation ceremony on Saturday morning and will not receive their diplomas until they each pay a $600 fine.
Some of the pranksters' classmates came to their defense, "We've been to school with them since we were in diapers. It's not fair to us to not have them there with us," senior Alissa Lawson told WSAZ during a student protest on Friday night. Dozens of seniors chanted, "Let them walk [in graduation]" and held signs in support of the "Cricket Clan." Kentucky state Senator Robin Webb, who once served as class president for East Carter High School, called the decision "overreaching" given that the kids had never had anyRead More »from Cricket Prank Bans Seniors From Graduation