Incident with Early College student presents 'no eminent threat'
Rumors about an Early College student at Haywood Community College issuing threats on Facebook cannot be fully confirmed by the school because of privacy laws.
“We are aware of a situation with an Early College student,” said Debbie Davis, director of Communications and Marketing at HCC.
However, the student’s name, the nature of the problem and disciplinary action being taken cannot be released unless the incident is public record, such as when a police report is made.
But Davis did say, “no eminent threat was present” in the current situation.
“We can’t really talk about student discipline or individual cases,” said Assistant Superintendent Bill Nolte. “But we take threats pretty seriously.”
While school involvement with issues involving Facebook or other activities done off-campus is ...