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Diploma Controversy Leads To Threats, Police Investigating

Diploma Controversy Leads To Threats, Police Investigating

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Supporters gather outside Asheboro High School to protest Ever Lopez being denied his diploma for wearing a Mexican flag at graduation. [Scott Pelkey / Acme News] ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS)- The Asheboro Police Department says they are investigating multiple threats against the school system following the viral controversy from Asheboro High School denying a student his diploma after he wore a Mexican flag during the graduation ceremony. Over the weekend the incident went viral with students, recent graduates, and members of the community gathering Friday and Saturday in front of the high school to protest with signs saying "Free Ever's Diploma." Videos of the incident were trending on TikTok’s "For You" page gaining more than 12.5 million views. An online petition received titled ...
Controversy Around Student Denied Diploma For Wearing Flag Goes Viral

Controversy Around Student Denied Diploma For Wearing Flag Goes Viral

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(Asheboro High School - Facebook Live Stream) LATEST UPDATE: Diploma Controversy Leads To Threats, Police Investigating ASHEBORO NC- The controversy over Asheboro High School denying a student his diploma after he wore a Mexican flag during the graduation ceremony Thursday night has gone viral.  It all started at the Asheboro High School graduation held Thursday, which was streamed live on Facebook by the school. Eighteen-year-old Ever Lopez walked past several teachers on his way to the stage with the Mexican Flag draped over his gown. As his name is called Lopez walks on stage and shakes hands with principal Crooks, but as he reaches for his diploma holder Dr. Crooks holds it back and there is an obvious exchange between the two. The student starts to appear to try...