Grads get diplomas, want apology

By July 2, 2012

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown High School South's senior class presidents have their diplomas. Now they'd just like an apology after, they say, they were unfairly labeled bullies.

New Middletown South graduates Eric Dominach and Mike Sebastiano, both 18, say they were denied their diplomas after delivering a graduation speech that included a snarky comment or two about the district. The students say administrators informed them after the fact that the speech, which also mentioned students by name, might have violated anti-bullying guidelines. The teens' diplomas were withheld...