High school student says she was stripped of National Honor Society position over dress


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FORT MYERS, Florida– A Florida high school student says she was stripped of her National Honor Society position because of the dress she was wearing during a speech at a school-sponsored event.

Seventeen-year-old Cam Boland’s shoulders were showing in the dress. Boland said she was wearing  a jacket, but took it off when she got hot.

Having exposed shoulders goes against school policy; but, according to WFTX, code of conduct states students should first be given a warning.

Boland, who is also class president, told WFTX, “I was told I won and 20 minutes later they said I could not be in my position because I had my shoulders exposed.”

The Lee County School Board is now looking into this.

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