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Saturday, November 12, 2005

Another Victim of Kiltophobia

From KFVS12 (of Cape Girardeau, Mo.), posted Nov. 12, 2005:

Student Removed from High School Dance for Wearing a Kilt

By: Lauren Keith

Jackson, MO - Nathan Warmack says he just wanted to show pride for his Scottish heritage. So he wore a kilt to the "Silver Arrow" dance last Saturday at Jackson High School.

But when he got there, the principal said the kilt was a distraction and told him to change. Now, Nathan and his parents want school leaders to change their dress code policy.

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Nathan says he's researched his family genealogy and even saved up his own money to buy this kilt. "It was embarrassing. I was hurt when I was told to change," said Nathan.

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[Read the whole story]

Anonymous

And folks in rural Missouri wonder why they have a reputation for being back woods primatives? The Super is an Anderson, the Principal is a McClard. These so called educators don't even know their own heritage.

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