Wiccan School Teacher in North Carolina Suspended

January 15, 2000

Source: Los Angeles Times

On January 15, 2000, the Los Angeles Times reported that Shari Eicher, who teaches 11th grade English at Scotland High School in Laurinburg, NC, was suspended with pay indefinitely for her Wiccan beliefs. Eicher has stated that she did not talk to her students about Wicca. Her and her husband, Richard, have been practicing Wiccans since 1998.