#NeverAgain: The state’s students call for safer schools

Posted on Mar 29, 2018 in Featured

Caption: Students send ‘love and prayers’ for Florida shooting victims.

Governor Ige returned to his alma mater, Pearl City High School, March 14 to show his support for students who joined the nationwide 17-minute walkout to honor those who lost their lives in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students across the state and the nation called for safer schools and an end to gun violence.

“I’m proud of our students for their leadership,” he said. “They can and will make a difference in increasing school safety and preventing gun violence.” He told the students that the tragedy is changing the country and that “the change begins with each and every one of them.”

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