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'6-figure settlement' in prep wrestling bullying case

5:03 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
Wisconsin Rapids High School wrestling coaches Lewie and Scott Benitz.
Wisconsin Rapids High School wrestling coaches Lewie and Scott Benitz.
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The insurer for the Wisconsin Rapids School District has agreed to a "six-figure" settlement to end a harassment and discrimination lawsuit brought by a bullied Wisconsin Rapids High School wrestler against the district, district officials and coaches.

The wrestler, now 19, whom Gannett Wisconsin Media is not naming because he is a victim of a crime, alleged he was bullied and harassed when he was a ninth-grade student at East Junior High School wrestling on the high school team during the 2010-11 school year.

He will receive a "six-figure settlement," his attorney Christine Bremer ...

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