WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The principal and students at Gray Collegiate Academy are going to shave their heads in a show of solidarity against senseless violence, including the shooting death of one of their own.
The school is holding the demonstration "to take a stand against violence in society in our schools" called "Cut Your Hair, Cut the Violence."
Gray Collegiate students that wish to participate need to have their permission forms submitted to the front office by March 1.
The campaign was started by principal Dr. Brian Newsome and will happen before the school's pep rally ahead of the boy's basketball team heading to the state championship on Friday.
"This campaign is NOT about gun control, however a stand to eliminate gun violence and move forward with a positive message," Dr. Newsome said.