IHS athletes paying for after-prom decision

Five Iola High seniors this week found out the consequences of their actions after prom Sunday night.
Morgan Buchholz, Nick Cook, Lauren Porter, John Shapel and Kylie Taylor were cited for consumption of alcohol at an after-prom party at a residence early Monday morning by an Allen County Sheriff’s officer. All are under the legal age for drinking alcohol in Kansas.
The five were in violation of USD 257 and Iola High’s policies including a no-tolerance alcohol policy. All are ineligible for any extra-curricular activities for a week and cannot take part in not less than one event per activity.
Buchholz and Taylor are on the IHS softball team. Taylor and Porter are cheerleaders and Buchholz is involved with regional music competition.
Cook is on the IHS baseball team. Shapel is on the IHS track team.