Student barred from using wheelchair at cross-country race

  • A high school cross-country athlete barred from competing in his wheelchair at the state meet is frustrated by the decision by the Maine Principals’ Association.
  • Throughout the season, Leavitt High School sophomore Jonathan Schomaker has competed alongside runners and has even recorded a 7-minute mile.
  • He appealed to compete in the state championship, but the association denied his appeal.

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