In this Sept. 27, 2012 photo, Whitney Kropp plays with her dog, Lucy, at her home in West Branch, Mich. The same Michigan school district where a 16-year-old girl was named this month

 

              In this Sept. 27, 2012 photo, Whitney Kropp plays with her dog, Lucy, at her home  in West Branch, Mich. The same Michigan school district where a 16-year-old girl was named this month
In this Sept. 27, 2012 photo, Whitney Kropp plays with her dog, Lucy, at her home in West Branch, Mich. The same Michigan school district where a 16-year-old girl was named this month to a high school homecoming court as part of an apparent prank settled a 2009 bullying claim involving another student. (AP Photo/Detroit News, John M. Galloway) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT