Michigan Principal Apologizes for Marine Uniform Comments

Military.com | 6/14/2018 | Staff
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MARSHALL, Mich. — A high school principal in southern Michigan has apologized to two graduates whom he had chastised for wearing their Marine dress uniforms during commencement.

Marshall High School Principal Scott Hutchins apologized Monday for his comments regarding the two students' decision not to wear their caps and gowns on June 3, the Battle Creek Enquirer reported. School officials had told the two students ahead of commencement that exceptions wouldn't be made to a policy requiring graduates to wear a cap and gown, Superintendent Randy Davis said.

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Hutchins pulled aside Pfc. Willie Couch and Pfc. Samuel Hackworth at the ceremony, according to a statement released by Davis the day after graduation. Hutchins thanked them for their service but told them, "I do not feel you acted honorably today by not following our rules," the statement said.

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"It was never my intent to offend or upset anyone or to do something that may have tarnished the memory of an amazing commencement ceremony, and I am sorry for any distress I have caused these two young...
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