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Good morning. I am sorry to hear about what he is going through. What college is he at? In addition, since the DUI arrest, has he taken any steps to get help, such as counseling?
In a situation like this, you do want to show ALL the good and positive things which your son has done in the past, to show his character and what his future and goals are. Of course, everyone makes a mistake, so you want to also show the school at he has taken it upon himself, to get help and treatment and is in counseling and has learned his lesson. Moreover, this is not something that should result in him getting kicked out of school. Typically, the school will require him to take classes and try and help and educate him about the dangers of drinking and driving and the role alcohol can play in your life. The goal is to show this was an isolated incident, it was out of his character and how he does contribute and is a productive member of society.