Student Suspended For Doing The Right Thing

Student Suspended For Doing The Right Thing (Image: MGN)

Kevin Davies, a 7th grader, was suspended for 30 days for turning in a knife he found in his backpack. The school tried to give him a full year suspension but dropped it down. They also called Kevin’s locally run football team to try and get him kicked off of that as well, the Coldwater Rocket Football program refused.

Coldwater, Michigan doesn’t believe in rewarding its students. In fact, they believe in punishing them. Kevin Davies, a 7th grader in Branch County, found a pocket knife in his backpack. Kevin’s mother claimed she purchased it at Goodwill and never searched the bag before she bought it. So when Kevin found the knife in his bag he brought it to a counselor. What was his reward for doing the right thing? He was suspended.

Kevin’s mother Denise Davies said, “He was turning…



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