A federal court has thrown out the civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of the Irving teenager known as Clock Boy who built a clock resembling a bomb for a school science project.
He and his family have since made quite a spectacle of themselves. They sued the media, as well as the city of Irving and Irving school district.
It seems the family will not be garnering millions of dollars from the Irving ISD after all!
At least he got his consolation prize. He got to meet with Obama at the White House! Ahmed’s story went viral on social media and was invited to the White House, participated in Google’s science fair and included in Time’s “Most Influential Teens of 2015” list. The family eventually moved to Qatar where Clock Boy was given a scholarship.
Ahmed, a Muslim teenager who was 14 years old at the time, brought a homemade ‘clock’