January 13, 2017-The Indiana High School Athletic Association has supended Thea Bowman Leadership Academy for the remainder of this year and all of next year. In the video below, the statement is read. Together with the video, the IHSAA released the following statement:
“The Indiana High School Athletic Association, Inc. announces that it is suspending immediately the eligibility of Bowman Leadership Academy from all IHSAA state tournament series events in all sports and is placing its membership on probationary status. Bowman Leadership Academy, located in Gary and first admitted to the Association as a member school in 2006, is one of 410 voluntary members who subscribe to uphold the by-laws and policies of the Association. This decision comes as a result of meetings conducted by the IHSAA Executive Staff with the Bowman Leadership Academy administration on Monday, January 9 and correspondence received since that meeting as well as discussion with members of the IHSAA Executive Committee.”
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