Wrestling case about more than money: column

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Josiah Kleist's claims against the Wisconsin Rapids School District have resolved. Kleist, who is deaf, legally blind and suffers from a movement disorder, filed claims against school district in the Western District of Wisconsin federal court, alleging he was targeted by his Lincoln High School wrestling teammates as a victim of bullying, sexual and verbal abuse and harassment during the 2010-11 school year.

As a result of Josiah's courage in coming forward to report the abuse he suffered at the hands of his team's star wrestlers, the school district acknowledged in court filings in this matter that it implemented the following sanctions and/or changes:

 

Learn more Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune