Education professionals and a Granite Hills shooting survivor offer advice for parents and students
By Miriam Raftery (Photo from Facebook memorial page)
December 14, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – News of today’s shooting at Sandy Hill Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed 26 people including 20 children before taking his own life, has triggered strong reactions here in San Diego County, a region that has suffered through numerous school shootings.
“Personally I am very shocked and saddened…I have shed tears,” Fran Zumwalt, a teacher wounded in the 2001 Granite Hills High School shootings, told ECM. “Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for those who lost loved ones today. No parents should ever lose a child. I hope all of the citizens of Connecticut can feel the prayers of all of us—for their children, their families and their communities.”