Franklin County HS Principal Resigning

June 20, 2014
By

The principal of Franklin County High School has resigned after previously admitting to plagiarizing a graduation speech.

A special meeting was held Thursday night and the school board unanimously agreed to accept the resignation of Dr. Kent Grider.

Grider admitted that he recited a speech by Johnathon E. Martin titled “I Love Indiana Jones” during the graduation ceremony on June 8.

In a letter to the editor published in The Brookville American-Democrat and Franklin County Observer, Grider said it was not his intent to take credit for the speech but rather inspire the graduating seniors. He apologized for not properly referencing the author of the speech.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Jul
24
Sun
all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
Jul 24 all-day
The Sunman Park Board will be hosting the Sunman Farmers Market for the 2016 season. Every Saturday beginning May 14 til October 29. For spaces & more information contact Janice 812-65-2180Share this:TweetEmailPrint
8:00 am Rummage Sale @ Holy Family School
Rummage Sale @ Holy Family School
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
29th Annual Rummage Sale July 22, 24, and 24 2016 At Holy Family School Oldenburg, Indiana Friday July 22 9am – 6pm Saturday July 23 9am – 3pm Sunday July 24 8am – 1pm Saturday Special: All clothing and miscellaneous half price Sunday Special: Whatever clothing of miscellaneous will fit in a grocery bag we provide will be $2.00.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
12:00 pm Euchre Tournament @ American Legion Post 452, New Alsace
Euchre Tournament @ American Legion Post 452, New Alsace
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm
A Euchre tournament will be held at American Legion Post 452, New Alsace on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Doors open at 12:00 Noon and games begin at 1:00 p.m. Entry fee is $5. Cash payout to four highest scores. Refreshments available for purchase. Tournaments held monthly.Share this:TweetEmailPrint