TIFTON, GA (WALB) - A Tifton woman's Facebook post about her daughter, who would have graduated high school this year, is catching attention here in South Georgia.
Cindy Mathis' daughter, Macy, died in a car crash and she wrote about how the school her daughter attended will not honor Macy at graduation.
"Macy always had a drive in her, and she's always had a great heart," said Cindy.
Macy Mathis died in a car wreck back in 2016.
She would've graduated from Tift County High School this year.
Some of her classmates hoped they could honor her at this year's graduation.
"So they messaged me a couple weeks ago and told me that they were denied," said Cindy.
From that point on, Cindy hasn't stopped trying. She said she got a call from the school saying the school decided a while ago that they don't honor deceased students.
"It's a time for happiness, not a memorial service. And it's for students that have finished 12 years of school," Cindy explained.
She started to research and she says she found that there was no rule about honoring students at graduations.
The Tift County School System who gave us this statement:
"This rule needs to be overturned whether it's for my little girl, and it might be too late for my little girl, but maybe for future students that will be graduating that attended Tift County High School," said Cindy.
That is part of what is fueling her fight.
"If it would've been one of her friends, she wouldn't let this go. She would keep on fighting until she couldn't fight no more," said Mathis. "And that's what I'm going to do for her, and for other students that passed."