Police + Schools = Smart
On September 26th and 27th, John Jones and Lauren Savino, from Orange County Stop DWI and Traffic Safety visited Washingtonville High School. Mr. Jones spoke to Mr Lepere and Mrs. Damiani’s 9th grade health class about safe driving tactics, driver awareness and smart decisions in and out of a vehicle. Ms. Savino, the Program Educator, spoke about the harmful effects of vaping. Blooming Grove Police Sgt. Wakeham and Washingtonville School Resource Officer Martin spoke about impaired driving both alcohol and drug related. They also spoke about the statistics of young drivers and the use of cell phones while driving. Principal Connolly partnered with the school for this important program.