Glenbard East grateful for second chance

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We all goof up. It's what we do afterward that's important.The details behind exactly what Glenbard East's Kenny Adams did to draw a disciplinary expulsion that day between football and basketball seasons his junior year in 2016 aren't all that crucial. First of all, teachers and administrators can't discuss such matters.Bottom line, it was a silly mistake."At the time Jerome Bettiss Jersey when I found out that I was going to be expelled I was just devastated. I just felt like I let my team down, my family, because they expected so much out of me. I knew that I messed up," said Adams, a two-sport star."I think it was something to learn from, definitely," he said.That right there is key. In a win-win-win for the student-athlete, Glenbard East and District 87, Adams did what needed to be done to get back through the doors and into play. By sending him to Ombudsman Educational Services in Downers Grove, the school provided the mechanism for him to return instead of letting him twist in the wind."I've worked in other high schools before and it's not always the case after an expulsion that you have the opportunity to Tomas Plekanec Youth Jersey come back," said D'Wayne Bates, in his third year as Glenbard East athletic director after working in the same position at LaSalle-Peru. The former Northwestern and NFL receiver started as a teacher and assistant athletic director at Evanston."At Glenbard East, at the end of the day we try to do what's best for students, and our district has a policy where due to expulsion you may be afforded the opportunity to come back to the high school," he said. "Every case is unique and different, but in this case we knew he'd have a fair Odell Beckham Jr Youth Jersey opportunity. Kenny had to do a lot, had to show good behavior and good academics for the rest of the school year while he was at the alternative school."
Posted 28 Dec 2017

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