North Carolina high school senior Marvin Wright had his diploma withheld by SouthWest Edgecombe High School after he refused to read a graduation speech written by his school’s administrators. The class president eventually received an apology from the superintendent. Video courtesy of Curmilus Butch Dancy II
North Carolina high school senior Marvin Wright had his diploma withheld by SouthWest Edgecombe High School after he refused to read a graduation speech written by his school’s administrators. The class president eventually received an apology from the superintendent. Video courtesy of Curmilus Butch Dancy II

Barry Saunders

June 16, 2017 10:58 AM

A graduation speech fight. A withheld diploma. And lessons learned for student and principal.

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