45-second video has been circulated on social media
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA — Viera Excessive College officers are investigating an alleged hazing incident that occurred with members of the soccer group that was recorded on video previous to the beginning of the college on Aug. 10.
There have been blended reviews and hypothesis of what precisely occurred, and the next assertion from Viera Excessive College Principal Heather LeGate outlining the state of affairs was launched Saturday night:
Howdy, Hawk Nation.
I want the victories on the kickoff basic weren’t overshadowed by the state of affairs presently circulating inside our faculty group. As I’ve mentioned to you earlier than, I imagine in transparency with my mother and father and group however there are occasions when the knowledge I can provide is restricted.
Anytime college students are concerned, I need to adhere to FERPA, (Federal Instructional Proper to Privateness Act), when talking about an incident.
This prohibits me from giving names, particulars, and outcomes of disciplinary motion. I can let you know that there was an incident this week involving a number of college students. Please relaxation assured that I’m investigating the state of affairs and following the self-discipline coverage set forth by Brevard Public Faculties. I do know that we’re all on the identical web page about holding each scholar protected on and off campus and admire your continued assist.
M.Ed. Principal Viera Excessive College
The 45-second video, which was apparently shot by Viera soccer gamers in a locker room setting, has been circulated on social media and depicts the incident that LeGate is now investigating.
The Hawk soccer group’s 2023 common season begins subsequent Friday at South Fork.