Them Boys Is Making Us Proud!
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a proud River Rat for Life, Ann Arbor Huron High School class of 1989,
it brings tears to my eyes to see young people at my alma mater achieve
new heights. Those who came before us racked up some classic
pranks, and then left the place for later generations. Some of us
managed to pull off stunts that made the newspaper, and still
never got caught [ask me about that some time :-) ]. The Big Boy
statue had many off journeys, too. After my class graduated, I
noted fondly the first in-school shooting, coming just a few years
later. Ah, youth...
Now the current students have raised the bar.
"Moonstruck: Huron High lacrosse players bare it all to help teammate win prom date"
"Kristoff Wennersten figured his prom proposal had to be one-of-a-kind if it would have any chance of being accepted.
the Huron High School senior never imagined it would result in a
suspension for himself and 12 of his varsity lacrosse teammates, whom
he recruited to help spell out the message at a school soccer match via
players displayed the question, "Will You Go To The Prom With Me? Yes
or No?" on their posteriors while mooning Huron senior Carolyn Campbell
at a game. "
who accepted the prom invitation by patting the lower back of the
player displaying the word 'Yes,' described Wennersten's method as
"cute" and said she wasn't upset by the manner in which she was asked.
get pretty creative with prom. Anyone who's done anything has been
pretty outlandish," Campbell said. "This is pretty epic, I would say.
"I didn't think it would become this big of a deal."
Neither did Wennersten, who said the idea was more "spur of the moment" than anything.
Originally, his friends suggested a sign. But Wennersten pushed for a grander plan."
downside of course is the administration response, which has precious
little to do with guiding young people along their path.
"All 13 players were suspended for a undetermined number of games and ordered to complete 20 hours of community service.
students were also suspended for one day of school. Huron's lacrosse
matches, scheduled for this past Saturday and Monday, were postponed.
is inappropriate," Huron athletic director Dottie Davis said Monday
after meeting with lacrosse varsity players and their parents. "It
disrespects women, and that's the clear message we need to have the
students understand - ..."
And from a commentor:
interesting that the woman Athletic Director sees it as disrespectful
of WOMEN. It doesn't even occur to her that is ws disrespectful of
It's obvious that she is a man hating feminist that can't handle a joke. I say moon her at the end of the school year guys."
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