School statue stolen over weekendWORTHINGTON — It has been in countless photos with numerous Worthington high school students and has been the subject of more than one prank over the years.
WORTHINGTON — It has been in countless photos with numerous Worthington high school students and has been the subject of more than one prank over the years.
As of Monday afternoon, the Worthington Trojan is missing in action.
Worthington High School’s Trojan statue disappeared over the weekend, according to an incident report from the Worthington Police Department. The statue was reported missing at 9 a.m. Saturday morning, and was likely taken in the early morning hours. According to the police, the matter is under investigation.
The school had no official comment on the statue’s disappearance, but the buzz around campus is that the statue was a victim of a senior prank.
The metal statue, which normally stands by the front lobby of the high school, stands about 6 feet tall. It has been part of the school décor for approximately 40 years, and was a fixture in the center of the school’s courtyard before the building was remodeled.