Washington coach will no longer pray with students (January 8, 2018)

Where: Waitsburg High School.

Violation: The boys’ basketball coach, Matthew Wyatt, was shown in a Facebook post kneeling and bowing his head in prayer with the team. Wyatt posted the photo with the caption, “My favorite thing about practice each day.”

Outcome: The district responded on Jan. 8 reporting to FFRF that it had taken appropriate action to ensure that coaching staff is aware of the law and their obligation to remain religiously neutral.

FFRF attorney who handled the case: Elizabeth Cavell.

Freedom From Religion Foundation