Alabama High School stops schools promotion of baccalaureate (January 5, 2018)

Where: Opp High School in Opp.

Violation: A baccalaureate service was held in the auditorium and the school principal led the seniors in prayer during the service. Also, at the high school’s graduation ceremony, a prayer was listed on the graduation program and was delivered by a student.

Outcome: On Jan. 5, the district’s attorney responded, informing FFRF that the superintendent had instructed Opp City Schools faculty that there would be no school sponsored prayer or faculty involvement in future religious services.

FFRF attorney who handled the case: Associate Counsel Sam Grover.

Freedom From Religion Foundation