Mobelini received support from residents who organized a rally for him on October 28 after photos of the event became public. Those attending the rally defended the so-called “man pageant,” saying it was a longstanding homecoming tradition at the school. The images reportedly showed some students dressed in Hooters outfits and other pupils giving lap dances. The event was attended by Hazard High School Principal Donald Mobelini. A headteacher is being investigated after images appeared to show him getting lap dances from students in a school assembly. Mobelini, who is also Mayor of Hazard, was accused in a 2019 lawsuit of providing a lack of supervision on a class trip during which a female student was allegedly assaulted by another student.
He was named in a 2019 lawsuit filed at the Perry Circuit Court by an unidentified female student who claimed she had been sexually assaulted by a male classmate during a school trip two years earlier. The alleged victim said she had been told not to report the assault as it would go on the male student’s record. The suit also alleged that Mobelini and two other chaperones had failed to ensure the students’ safety during the trip and that they did not follow up on the allegations. Mobelini and two other teachers reportedly sought to dismiss the case and allegedly failed to mention the lawsuit while renewing his teaching license last year.
She also apologised for the incident in a statement but didn’t elaborate on the investigation. Images from the event at Hazard High School in Kentucky show girls dancing dressed as Hooters waitresses and boys in lingerie being spanked by paddles, all while headteacher Donald Mobelini watches on with a smile. Search over 120 million documents from over 100 countries including primary and secondary collections of legislation, case law, regulations, practical law, news, forms and contracts, books, journals, and more. A male student, identified as “C.F.,” walked Lawson back to her room. Lawson stated that she became intoxicated after drinking some alcohol offered by another student. The students’ bags were not searched after any of their free time in New York City.
Donald was also the subject of a Reddit thread titled “This is the mayor of my town being grinded on by a high school student dressed as a woman.” The post has more than 450 comments and more than 7,500 upvotes. She claims span in grid that a lack of adequate adult supervision on this trip led to her assault. Hazard High School is under investigation after several lewd pictures of students misbehaving in front of teachers have appeared online.
In addition, the administration and local officials are working to get roads open, and places for people to stay. He said a major priority is to get Buckhorn State Park open, which could provide around 38 rooms for people to seek shelter. With the entire water system shutdown and no access to running water, the governor said the most important thing people can donate and bring to the region is water. At a news conference at the Perry County Courthouse on Sunday morning, Beshear confirmed there are 26 Kentuckians who have died in the area as a result of flooding. There are bodies, he said, they are still processing and will be for days to come.
Previous issues soon came to light, including a 2019 lawsuit that alleged a student was sexually assaulted on a class trip in 2017. Hazard Mayor, Donald ‘Happy’ Mobelini, has hit the news after some pictures went viral as part of Hazard High School’s homecoming event this week, the Courier Journal has reported. Aster Sizemore also said “Normally, the principal, Happy Mobelini, is pretty dadgum strict, so that surprises me unless someone pulled something out of a hat. A kid comes to school with a short dress, you know, he makes them go home and change”.
After several decades of population decline, the city has seen a rapid increase of new residents as the growth rate approached 20% between 2010 and 2020. In July 1999, Hazard was the first stop on President Bill Clinton’s tour of poverty-stricken communities that had failed to share in the boom of the 1990s. Hillary Clinton visited Hazard on November 2, 2008, at a political rally for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Lunsford.
Hazard is quirky and creative, from our arts and entertainment to our special events, architecture, restaurants and shops. As a community, we must safeguard, enhance and celebrate what is special about Hazard, and as a government, we must protect and promote our uniqueness. The Lexington Herald-Leader, reports Principal Donald “Happy” Mobelini, who is also Hazard’s mayor, along with staff members Larry Thacker and Joshua Hurt, received reprimands for unprofessional conduct. Since early September, Duke Energy Florida has experienced at least six different “substation intrusion events,” according to an incident report obtained by NewsNation.
The lawsuit alleges that Donald and the two teachers, who were chaperones on the trip, told the student that the assault was “all her fault” and encouraged her not to press charges. The chaperones also brought the alleged attacker into the room with her, and encouraged them to confront one another. Students and teachers took part in the school’s so-called “Man Pageant” and “Costume Day” event on Tuesday, October 26th, according to now-deleted pictures on the school athletics Facebook page. The death toll in flood-stricken parts of eastern Kentucky climbed to at least 25 and will almost certainly “get worse” as first responders work to account for missing residents, the state’s governor said Saturday.