Florida student suspended for 'extreme' hairstyle

This undated photo shows Asher Stonesifer.

This undated photo shows Asher Stonesifer.  (

A Florida student was sent home from school Tuesday after a principal said his hair was too extreme.

Asher Stonesifer, 17, styles his hair in a 16-inch tall Mohawk, a style that the school says causes a disturbance, reports.

The high school senior said he is attempting to set a new world record for the tallest "Liberty Spike Mohawk," which is currently 3.6 feet.

Stonesifer was allowed back to school Wednesday after a compromise was made. He will wear his hair down, rather than either in a Mohawk or a spiked style he sometimes wears. The spikes, he tells, can sometimes take up to two hours to style.

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