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Commentary, sarcasm and snide remarks from a Florida resident of over thirty years. Being a glutton for punishment is a requirement for residency here. Who am I? I've been called a moonbat by Michelle Malkin, a Right Wing Nut by Daily Kos, and middle of the road by Florida blog State of Sunshine. Tell me what you think.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

The Knucklehead of the Day award Part Three

Our third winner today is Sui Huang. He gets the award for the following.

KENT - Shi Huang is... well, was... a straight A student.

Until, he says, the pressure got to him.

Struggling in an AP biology class at Kent Roosevelt High School earlier this year and claiming the teacher did nothing to help him, Huang and a friend uncovered the teacher's computer password, giving him access to upcoming test questions.

They were caught.

Huang, 17, a senior and Chinese national here on a student visa, received an ``F'' for the course. He was suspended for five days. And the school district is pursuing criminal charges against him and his friend -- charges that could affect his ability to stay in the country if he's found guilty.

Now -- in a twist -- Huang and his parents are suing the school district, arguing that the teacher entrapped him and that school officials fumbled the disciplinary process. Huang's father and mother, Housan and Nianyuan -- who were both teachers in China -- say what their son did was wrong and he deserved to be punished, but the district has overreacted by labeling him as a security threat.

``I admit that it was the wrong decision but we feel the school has blown this way out of proportion,'' said Shi Huang, who goes by the nickname ``Carl.'' ``My only intention was to study for the test and get a better grade on the test. They viewed it as somehow I got into their (computer) system and they see me as a big threat... All I wanted to do was study for the test.''
I'll give this student an A for creativity. Blaming the school district that employs the teach whose computer who hacked into and then suing them over it has to to be a sign of genius or well something else. It is worthy of an award, and I so bestow Sui Huang with just that. He is today's Knucklehead of the Day. Hang that up in place of a diploma!

Hat tip- Joanne Jacobs
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