Post Tagged with: "JoCo Teen Drivers"

Blizzards for Days

Blizzards for Days

She’s twisting Blizzards and serving up sweet treats. Even though senior Katelyn Misinonile considers herself a “regular ole’ Joe”, she is working almost full time while still in high school. When she’s not in school and not at work, she’s taking college classes. “Well, it’s not full time– legally. I work about 35 hours a week because a minor can’t […]

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Mr. West Johnston

Mr. West Johnston

Students can always count on “Mr. West J” for a good time. Johnston County Teen Drivers club presented Mr. West Johnston’s third annual event. Male students are nominated for each activity or sport they participate in. Friends, family and students gathered to support their favorite contestant. “It was a joy in being a judge in the contest. The event was […]

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Wade Eatmon holds up Erik Beene's tombstone. Photo by: Ashlynn Payne

Eatmon’s Grim Day

Every 56 minutes a distracted teen dies in a car accident. Senior Wade Eatmon spent Friday, Nov. 6 reminding students of this. JOCO Teen Drivers puts on Grim Reaper Day annually to demonstrate to students what it is really like to have a life taken away from distracted driving. Eatmon, dressed in a cloak as a symbol of death, would […]

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Mock Car Crash

Mock Car Crash

Glass covered the track. Blood cover the students and all was silent. The police car drove around the track. The mock car crash had begun. The JOCO Teen Drivers club participated in its annual car crash on Wednesday, March 25. Students who acted as victims of the car crash were Matthew Cherry, Marissa Greene, Sarah Harrison, Abby Hartley and John […]

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Safety is a Priority

Safety is a Priority

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JoCoTeenDrivers According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, every one in ten high school students drinks and drives. Not only is unsafe driving an issue, it’s extremely common– particularly among young people. Johnston County Teen Drivers, a program intended to keep students safe on the road, is organizing a seatbelt check after school on Tuesday, Nov. 25. “I […]

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