School Reverses Course After Threatening to Boot Student From Honor Society Over Church Service Hours
A school is reportedly threatening to kick a 17-year-old student out of the National Honor Society after she completed required community service at a local church rather than a secular organization.
The young woman, who is currently remaining anonymous, is hitting back, claiming sheâs the victim of religious discrimination. The senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia, has filed a federal lawsuit to address the matter.
The studentâs issues began in the fall of 2011, when she submitted her service hours for official membership in the National Honor Society, FOX Newsâ Todd Starnes reports. In order to be retain membership, high school students must complete 12 hours, minimum, of service....