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Former Students Fight to Close Missouri Boarding School Amidst Child Sex Charges and Allegations of Abuse




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A group of former students is on a mission to shut down a notorious Missouri boarding school, known for its alleged abusive practices towards boys, Your Content has learned.

The Agapé Boarding School, located on a sprawling 200-acre ranch in Stockton, has faced longstanding accusations of mistreatment and neglect.

The recent arrest of the school’s longtime doctor, David Smock, on charges of child sex crimes, including an alleged attempted sodomy of a 13-year-old in the shower, has further fueled the campaign to close down the facility.

The movement to shutter Agapé gained traction after the success of a whistleblower who exposed the abuse at a related girls’ school, resulting in the arrest and charging of her own parents on over 100 counts of abuse.

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Amanda Householder, a former resident of Agapé and daughter of employees, spearheads the efforts to bring an end to the institution.

Householder expresses her frustration, stating, “The fact that the Agapé Boarding School is still open is beyond infuriating.”

Supporters of the closure argue that Agapé’s claim of working exclusively with troubled boys as a justification for strict discipline and security is no excuse for the alleged mistreatment that has been reported.

Concerned individuals assert that the school environment fosters an atmosphere of fear and mistrust, discouraging boys from speaking out about any abuse they may have experienced.

As the campaign gains momentum, the push to close Agapé Boarding School serves as a call for justice and the protection of vulnerable children.

The former students and their allies remain determined to bring an end to what they describe as “a prison for boys” and ensure that no child suffers abuse or neglect within the institution’s walls, according to NewsFeed.

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