DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) - A Danville High School senior says his school principal told him that if he didn't take off the plaid kilt he was wearing to celebrate his Scottish heritage he might not be allowed to march at the graduation from the Vermont school.
Student Andy Towle says he took off the kilt on Monday after consulting with his father, but the superintendent overruled the principal and Towle wore the kilt that had belonged to his late grandfather to school on Tuesday.
Andy Towle's father David Towle, a local school board member, says he's proud his son decided to show his Scottish heritage and he's happy with the final decision.
The Caledonian Record reports Superintendent Martha Tucker on Tuesday declined to address the kilt issue publicly.
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