He set impossible standards for himself, he explains now, and grew frustrated and depressed when he invariably failed to meet them. The teenage years had produced some rough patches for their children, but Valerie had emerged a bright high school senior, headed for college. E xactly 10 years ago on Monday, the world woke up to learn that two more unhinged American teenage misfits had snapped after years of bullying at the hands of the "jocks", the sporting overlords of their universe, and gone on a murderous rampage with semi-automatic weapons through their suburban high school. A year-old boy with underlying mental health issues was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a plot on Landstown High School in Virginia Beach, a foiled attack that was timed for the 10th year anniversary of Columbine. Over a span of nine months, he exploded more than a dozen homemade bombs around this small town in southern Minnesota.
He described him as intelligent, invested in personal development and amenable to change.
Vermont teen pleads not guilty to plotting school massacre
We could not guess that these students did not know Harris and Klebold - this was a school with 2, students - and were, to a large extent, repeating things they were themselves picking up from the television coverage. The chatroom warning was exposed as a hoax. And while LaDue once dismissed the idea of getting married and having a family, he is open to it now, too, after dating gave him a taste of being in a relationship. The question of Nazi sympathies is a little more complicated. They see their son working toward goals and speaking of the future.