TNT Academy’s principal, Nancy Gordeuk, has officially been fired for her racist comments during the private school’s graduation ceremony.
Chair of the TNT Academy board of directors, Dr. Heidi Anderson, wrote in a letter addressed to the Gwinnett County NAACP that the board voted to dismiss the school’s director: “In light of recent events, the board of directors of TNT Academy has moved to dismiss Nancy Gordeuk as principal. During the coming transition, we will continue to prioritize support for our most recent graduates. Moreover, we will continue our commitment to providing students with the best educational classes, transcription services, and academic credit recovery possible.
During the ceremony, Gordeuk accidentally dismissed everyone before allowing the school’s valedictorian an opportunity to speak. She later asked if everyone would return to their seats in order to correct her mistake. Seeing as graduates had already completed their march across the stage, several families decided to leave without hearing the speech. Infuriated, Gordeuk began to curse the crowd for their misconduct. “You people are being so rude to not listen to his speech… its my fault that we missed it in the program” she ranted. She even went as far as to say: “Look whos leaving – all the black people.”
Gordeuk later emailed attendees to apologize for her behavior saying, “A terrible mistake on my part of the graduation ceremony on Friday night. The devil was in the house and came out from my mouth. I deeply apologize for my racist comment and hope that forgiveness is in your hearts.” This did not save her from being punished.
TNT Academy is a non-traditional school designed for home-schooled students desiring to obtain accredited degrees.
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