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Plaintiff, "an African-American young mother," was named valedictorian of her graduating high school class after being told by school officials that she had he highest G.P.A., but sued after being subsequently informed that she would have to share the award with "a white student as co-valedictiorian" with a lower G.P.A.

Plaintiff: Kymberly L Wimberly
Defendant: McGehee School District, Thomas Gathen, Darrell Thompson and Does
Case Number: 5:2011cv00186
Filed: July 21, 2011
Court: US District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Office: Pine Bluff Office
County: Desha
Presiding Judge: Susan Webber Wright
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
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Date Filed Document Text
July 21, 2011 Filing 1 COMPLAINT with Jury Demand against Thomas Gathen, McGehee School District, Darrell Thompson (Filing fee $ 350. paid with reciept #ADC007897), filed by Kymberly L Wimberly; summons issued and forwarded to attorney(bkj)

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Plaintiff: Kymberly L Wimberly
Represented By: John W. Walker
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Defendant: McGehee School District
Represented By: Sharon Carden Streett
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Defendant: Thomas Gathen
Represented By: Sharon Carden Streett
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Defendant: Darrell Thompson
Represented By: Sharon Carden Streett
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Defendant: Does
Represented By: Sharon Carden Streett
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