SOUTH FULTON HIGH SCHOOL STEM PROGRAM EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EVENT A SUCCESS
South Fulton High School students and STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) program participants, from left to right, Daniel Pitts, Ayden Briggs, Nolan Batts and Austin Reason, as well as Stewart Conner, not pictured, along with their teacher, Andy Zimmerman, provided a community Emergency Preparedness event Oct. 1 at South Fulton's Unity Park with the group displaying and giving away supplies and instructional material pertaining to emergency preparedness for catastrophic events such as tornadoes, fires and first aid. Kits were constructed by the students to give away to the public, with approximately 50 kits distributed, as well as approximately 35 fire and carbon monoxide detectors for homes. Zimmerman applied for and received a grant from the Tennessee Valley Authority, to assist in funding the project. Other contributing sponsors for the students' community event included the Kiwanis Club of the Twin Cities, Ken-Tenn, University of Tennessee at Martin, the City of South Fulton, South Fulton Fire Department, Police Department, the National Guard, NOAA and the Ken-Tenn Food Bank. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell.)
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