Monday, October 14, 2013

Zero Tolerance Teaches Zero Lessons

This story is troubling.
Erin Cox, a 17-year-old student at North Andover High School in Massachusetts, received a call from a friend who been at a party and was too drunk to drive home. She asked Erin to pick her up. The consequences Erin received because she helped a friend are disconcerting.
Read more about this story and watch the video.
Erin decided to help a friend that night.  In the long run her friend's life is more important than five volleyball games and being captain of the school's volleyball team.
Erin's courage and convictions during and after the party is the real lesson.