PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an handle to his faculty’s graduating class has been suspended with out pay for 5 days.
The Information and Sentinel reviews Parkersburg Excessive Faculty Principal Kenny DeMoss was suspended Tuesday at a Wooden County Board of Schooling assembly. DeMoss apologized for closely basing his Might handle on Kutcher’s 2013 Nickelodeon Teen Selection Awards speech. He has mentioned he ought to’ve cited his sources, however the concepts have been his personal.
A Fb video highlighting the plagiarism spliced the speeches collectively. DeMoss mentioned the video excluded a disclaimer that a number of sources knowledgeable his speech. Kutcher tweeted Saturday that imitation is the sincerest type of flattery and cited Oscar Wilde for the quote. He then quipped that “children and school” ought to cite their sources.
Info from: Information and Sentinel (Parkersburg, W.Va.), http://www.newsandsentinel.com