Imagine this scenario. Your team wins a state title, something you have been striving for all year. With the victory comes great celebration, joy, satisfaction, honor. However, something is wrong. Later, in reviewing the results, you realize there was a error in the calculations. It wasn’t your error but the error of those responsible to tally the results. Yet, the mistake means you actually finished third not first.
What would you do?
This is not so fictional fantasy but an actually event for North Attleboro High School and their track coach, Derek Herber. To see how the coach responded and why, take a minute and watch the following video.
The line that stood out to me from the video – “Ultimately, we need to make sure we maintain the integrity of the sport and North Attleton Athletics.