(AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Christian Gooden)At 19, William Carruba is old enough to serve in the army and vote. But according to his school administration, he's still not allowed to dress himself for prom.
Carubba, who's of Scottish descent, was planning to don a kilt with his family's tartan, instead of a standard old tuxedo on his big night out, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Even his date was excited about his outfit. (She has a crush on fellow Scotsman Gerard Butler).
But when the school board for Carruba's Missouri high school got wind of his plan, hub-bub ensued.
A kilt with a family crest is reckless but a tux with blue ruffles isn't? Explain that logic.
It's assumed that "recklessness" is code for cross-dressing , after comments were made about how "men should dress like men" for the prom.
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