Driving lesson

Conner High School simulates the dangers of drunk driving before prom

End of school year events like prom and graduation are such important times for students and their families. Managers want those memories to be happy. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office partners with Conner High School to teach students an eye-opening lesson outside of the classroom. Conner’s students will celebrate prom in Newport this Saturday. Preparations are already underway and headteachers are talking about safety with students. “We just want them to be safe. We love our Conner kids, and we just want them to be safe and we want to celebrate graduation and we want to celebrate all of these milestones with them,” Laura Mosqueda said. , coordinator of the Youth Services Center. Members of Parliament and several students simulated a mock ball car accident. First responders, along with student actors, presented the deadly dangers of distracted driving and driving with impaired. be a part of something that, you know, can really make a difference,” said Conner High School student Maggie Merlo. Coordinators say this presentation is not meant to scare students but to point out the effects of bad decisions.

End of school year events like prom and graduation are such important times for students and their families. Managers want those memories to be happy. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office partners with Conner High School to teach students an eye-opening lesson outside of the classroom.

Conner’s students will celebrate prom in Newport this Saturday. Preparations are already underway and headteachers are talking to students about safety.

“We just want them to be safe. We love our Conner kids, and we just want them to be safe and we want to celebrate graduation and we want to celebrate all of these milestones with them,” Laura Mosqueda said. , Youth Service Center Coordinator.

The deputies and several students simulated a fake prom car accident. First responders, along with student actors, presented the deadly dangers of distracted and impaired driving.

“I am not in favor of drunk driving because it is a danger not only for yourself but also for others. So I am happy to be part of something that, you know, can really change things,” Conner High School student Maggie Merlo said.

Coordinators say this presentation is not meant to scare students but to highlight the effects of bad decisions.