Jeff Orrock, Meteorologist from NOAA, spoke to 8th grade students about hurricanes. Students learned about the damage that different wind speeds produce. He also showed video and pictures of devastation that hurricanes leave behind. Andrea Clontz, Emergency Management Coordinator for Isle of Wight, and Betty Entsminger, Coordinator of Safety/Security/ Crisis Management for Isle of Wight schools, also addressed the students. Clontz taught the students how Isle of Wight handles emergencies and disaster preparedness. Entsminger spoke on how she readies the schools as emergency shelters. SMS is very appreciative to Orrock, Clontz, and Entsminger for giving up their time to teach our students.
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