A boy who was bullied by a “wolf pack” in Upper Darby in January is headed to Washington, D.C.
Nadin Khoury drew national attention when several teens were caught on tape brutally bullying him.
“It’s an anti-bullying campaign launch,” said Nadin. “I’m going there to speak a little bit about how we can help stop bullying or at least decrease how much it is in America. We can reduce it by talking to some of the bullies.
“But I don’t think we’ll ever stop it. There’s always going to be a jerk out there trying to put somebody else down,” he said.
Nadin said teachers should do more to stop bullying in class, and parents should step in when their children are bothering other kids.
The 14-year-old now attends Wyncote Academy. He’s not bullied there, he said, and he gets to enjoy learning math and science.
School officials decided to offer Nadin a scholarship after learning of his experience and realizing that his family would have struggled to pay the tuition.