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Student’s shoes almost kept him from walking high school graduation

One high school senior almost missed his own graduation after he was told a school policy did not allow his type of shoes at the ceremony.  

When Daverius Peters, a senior at Hahnville High School in Boutte, Louisiana,arrived at the convention center where his graduation was being held May 19, a school representative blocked him from entering. 

“She just stopped me saying I couldn’t wear my shoes,” Peters said. “Another kid had the exact same shoes, so I was confused.”

The school’s graduation dress code policy says male students must wear dark dress shoes and tennis shoes are not allowed.

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