Students, parents outraged after girls kicked out of dance for dress code

SPANISH FORK, Utah — Students and parents are demanding answers after dozens of girls were kicked out of a homecoming dance for allegedly violating the dress code.

The homecoming dance in question was hosted by American Leadership Academy, a charter school, in Spanish Fork on Saturday night.

Natalia Burton is a senior at the school and was voted homecoming queen. She said she was disgusted that dozens of her peers, including herself, were kicked out of the dance.

“It feels horrible because I know for a fact every girl that walked in there and all of us were so confident and felt so beautiful,” explained Burton. “I don’t know think I’ve ever felt more beautiful in my life.”

Students said around 90 girls were kicked out of the dance for dress code violations.

Burton, as well as other students and parents, said they felt the school was body-shaming girls whose dresses had similar styles but fit differently.

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