No action taken yet against those responsible for cruel prank
WEST BRANCH, MI (WNEM) -
Nearly three weeks after students at Ogemah Heights High School played a cruel prank on Whitney Kropp by voting her to the homecoming court, the West Branch-Rose School District Superintendent Dan Cwayna has not revealed the results of his investigation.
Bernice Kropp, Whitney's mother, wants this chapter of her daughter's life to be over and says she had no part in the Facebook page that started the media frenzy.
The page was started by a woman who never met the Kropps - Jaime Kline.
"I didn't actually meet her face to face until the night of the football game for homecoming," Bernice Kropp said.
But, Bernice Kropp thinks the coast to coast attention served a purpose.
"I think with all the attention this has gotten... I think they've been silently punished," Bernice Kropp said.
"They've had 100,000 people shaking their fingers at them... saying 'shame on you,'" she added.
TV5 reached out to Cwayna several times this week, but he did not return any of our calls and was not in his office when we visited his office Friday
Besides an initial contact after the prank, Bernice Kropp has not received any updates from Cwayna or the school.
"I would like to see her support her and take a stand for her... and support her cause," Bernice Kropp said.
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Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:57 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:57:07 GMT
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