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A Texas teacher is offending an entire community for labeling her students most likely to become homeless, a terrorist or blend in with White people.

Channelview, Texas teacher Stacey Lockett has a sense of humor that only she seems to understand. To celebrate the end of another school year, Lockett handed out certificate awards to her students last week. However, unlike the traditional “Most Likely To Succeed” or “Most Popular” awards, Lockett created ones that have offended the children and their parents.

Exhibit A: The “Most Likely To Blend In With White People” Award

This award was given to seventh grader Sydney Caesar. She was so upset by the “award” that she skipped the last day of class to save herself any future embarrassment. She wasn’t alone though. Lockett also gave out awards that said “Most Likely To Become A Terrorist” and “Most Likely To Become Homeless.”

The Channelview Superintendent issued a statement to Fox 26 in Houston amidst the backlash from parents:

“The Channelview Independent School District would like to emphasize that a recent incident where insensitive and offensive mock awards presented to students are in no way associated with the AVID College Readiness System or the AVID Center. Channelview ISD does not support this type of recognition under any circumstances and the placement of the AVID logo on these certificates was an error. At no time was the AVID program itself involved in this unfortunate incident.The AVID System is an outstanding college readiness model that has led to continued high levels of student achievement in Channelview ISD. AVID’s system has benefited hundreds of thousands of students worldwide since 1984. Working together with the AVID Center, Channelview ISD’s AVID system provides intensive support to students with tutorials, positive peer groups, and college-readiness skills. Channelview ISD would like to reassure the community that this incident does not reflect the many good things going on in our district. The district does not condone the incident that occurred and we are taking this matter very seriously.”

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