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Fowlerville students disciplined for racial incident involving Haslett students

Haslett High School
Posted at 4:22 PM, Feb 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-08 18:38:59-05

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Students from Fowlerville High School are facing consequences related to a racial incident at a recent basketball game against Haslett High School.

Haslett Athletic Director Darin Ferguson said an investigation by Fowlerville High School identified the students involved and that school officials are taking disciplinary action.

No details of the incident were released. Ferguson referred to it as a "racial incident" and noted that the students violated the Fowlerville High School code of conduct.

The students involved are writing letters of apology to Haslett students, and the Fowlerville principal and athletic director are coming to the Haslett-Fowlerville basketball game this Saturday to apologize in person to players and coaches.

According to Ferguson, the Fowlerville Varsity Basketball coaches and players have reached out to apologize on behalf of their school and classmates, adding they would like to "demonstrate their willingness to learn from this incident and help heal the harm caused by the actions of some of their classmates.

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