No Expulsion for Demari DeReu
Last week we posted an entry about Demari DeReu, the Columbia Falls Montana high school honor student, that faced expulsion for accidentally leaving a locked, unloaded hunting rifle in her vehicle in the school's parking lot.
Fortunately it looks like Ms. DeReu has returned to school after the school board unanimously decided not to expel her. The Flathead Beacon has the complete story.
Demari DeReu, 16, met with the School District 6 Board of Trustees at a public expulsion hearing Monday night that drew a crowd of about 150 to Glacier Gateway Elementary. After the unanimous vote to readmit DeReu to school and expunge her record at the end of the school year, the crowd cheered and gathered to congratulate her. DeReu said she looks forward to getting back to cheerleading and hanging out with her friends. “I’ll go back to school and try to get back to what’s normal,” she said. “I’m ecstatic.”