Teen Banned To Walk At Her High School Graduation Because She's Pregnant

In January this teen found out she was pregnant, she's finishing her senior year as the Student Council president, vice president of Key Club, on the soccer team, and a 4.0 grade point average. However, Heritage Academy, a private Christian high school, in Hagerstown, Maryland follows by strict rules and did not wait to react to hearing the news. 18-year-old senior, Maddi Runkles, was removed from all leadership roles, handed a 2 day suspension and the final kick was being told she is not allowed to accept her degree in front of her peers, friends, and family. "But I didn’t break the law," she said. "I just had sex before marriage, which they see as the worst thing you can possibly do." On the school website principal David Hobbs said Runkles was being disciplined "not because she's pregnant, but because she was immoral." Runkles baby is due in 3 months and her family has been very supportive.

Read more here : https://www.buzzfeed.com/juliareinstein/this-pregnant-teen-wont-be-allowed-to-walk-at-her-christian?bftw&utm_term=.lwQW6Y9Jz#.okoEq3G98



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