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By Lee Hughes
Staff Reporter 

Local parent requests WIAA honor Saturday Sabbath for student players


Last updated 5/23/2019 at 9:54am

Should high school sports make accommodations for an individual student’s religious beliefs?

One local family believes so and, because they had done so in the past, asked the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association to do just that.

The WIAA declined.

Sherry Kenady’s Christian beliefs declares the Sabbath falls on Saturday and, per scripture, she and her family hold that day aside as one of rest and religious reflection.

Kenady made her formal request to WIAA in April 2018, when her sons, Kurtis and Bradley, varsity singles and doubles tennis players for Medical Lake High Sch...

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