At 330 pounds, Stephen Davis, a 15-year-old freshman at Streamwood High School, says he’s used to being picked on.
But when a substitute teacher in Stephen’s math class joined in on the taunting, that was too much.
“I was literally livid,” he said Friday, “and embarrassed.”
The unidentified teacher has been suspended while Elgin Area School District U-46 administrators investigate his taunting of the student with a crude drawing that contained a snide remark.
A day earlier, a fellow student drew a cartoon-like sketch of a person on the whiteboard at the front of the class. The teacher, Stephen and his family say, added to the mockery by adding the phrase “Stephen’s ugly ass.”
“Everyone told me, ‘That looks like you,'” Stephen said in a phone interview with the Daily Herald that included his father and sister. “Everyone was standing there pointing at me, laughing, (while) I’m on the verge…
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