PRESS RELEASE--HCHS Graduation Practice Incident
May 25, 2021
6:28 p.m.

Today an investigation was initiated after receiving information regarding a possible Code of Conduct violation involving a weapon. The information that was received as the situation developed resulted in the activation of safety and incident protocols as established in the Holmes District Schools Safety Manual.

A determination was made that this individual may have been in violation of District policy, the Code of Conduct, and Florida Statutes concerning student safety, which resulted in a referral to law enforcement.

HCHS Graduation is secure. The person alleged to be involved in this incident is currently in custody. There will be no further comment pursuant to a full investigation by local law enforcement agencies.

Buddy L. Brown
Superintendent of Schools