Bh4j.jpgFormer student Joseph Frederick, suspended for 10 days after displaying a banner with the words “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” during the 2002 Olympic torch relay, was awarded a $45,000 settlement by the Juneau-Douglas School District. The case became a lightning rod for free speech and the Supreme Court weighed in last year, ruling in favor of the school’s policy. Still, the school district has agreed to pay Frederick the hush money if he drops the other claims that weren’t addressed by the nation’s top court. |ADN|