Eighth-graders’ field trip includes lunch at Hooters
Published 1:22 pm Wednesday, June 1, 2011
BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — For one group of central Pennsylvania eighth-graders, a recent field trip to Baltimore included lunch at Hooters — a restaurant better known for its busty waitresses than its food.
The Berwick Middle School students were visiting the National Aquarium last week. Chaperones took them to various restaurants for lunch because the group of 100 was too large for a single place.
The Bloomsburg Press Enterprise reports Tuesday that one group of 15 to 20 students ended up at Hooters.
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Superintendent Wayne Brookhart says that while he wishes the group’s coed chaperones had chosen another restaurant, he has not received any complaints from parents.
Hooters spokesman Mike McNeil says the restaurant chain often hosts groups, including sports teams and church organizations with teens and younger children.