An outraged mom is fighting back after her daughter was suspended by school administrators for wearing a long-sleeve laced prom gown, which was deemed ‘too revealing’ – even though her body was completely covered.
Alisha Sneed, from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, believes her daughter Alexus Miller-Wigfall was targeted simply because she is ‘plus-sized’ and ‘not flat-chested’. The concerned mom said she kept the SciTech campus of Harrisburg High School’s strict dress code in mind when designing the stunning red gown by adding long-sleeves and removing its slits. But despite the adjustments, Alexus was notified of her one-day suspension three days after
I couldn’t believe it,’ Alisha told PennLive. ‘I don’t see anything wrong with that dress. What do they want her to wear, a turtleneck?’Saturday’s dance.
According to the senior, who is expected to graduate next month, the assistant principal told her: ‘You have more boobs than other girls. The other girls have less to show.’
Alisha and Alexus began designing her dream prom gown earlier this month, but last week, when the teen emailed a picture of herdress to school officials for approval, it was rejected.
They responded by having their dressmaker alter the front of thedress so the amount of cleavage on show would be reduced.Alisha explained that she eventually gave her daughter permission to wear the gown because she was unable to get in touch with the principal for approval, despite calling the school twice last week.