Shattered Dreams Program Shocks Monterey High Schoolers - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/4/04

Shattered Dreams Program Shocks Monterey High Schoolers

Monterey High School students came face to face with their own worst fears on Tuesday morning. Lubbock emergencies crews responded to a staged fatal wreck outside the high school just after 10 a.m. The wreck was part of the Shattered Dreams program being held at Monterey in preparation for prom on Saturday.

Through the program, students re-enact a drunk driving accident to remind their classmates of the tragedy that drinking and driving can bring.  Sara McCunniff, a junior at Monterey High says, "It was a lot more powerful than I expected.  It's dead silence and everyone is looking at the wreck and all of a sudden you hear all the sirens and see the hearse come in."

Lane Bartley, also a junior, says "When you really see it and everything is going on and all they go through, and just what could happen, it makes you feel sick to your stomach."

Also as part of Shattered Dreams, the grim reaper took one student every 15 minutes at Monterey. It demonstrates how often someone is injured or killed by a drunk driver in Texas.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:02:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:46:23 GMT
    (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.(Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

  • Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

    Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:22:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:44:11 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

  • breaking

    Texas Rangers investigating fatal officer-involved shooting

    Texas Rangers investigating fatal officer-involved shooting

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:31:56 GMT
    Augustine Oliva, 29, dead after officer-involved shooting (Source: Moore County Jail)Augustine Oliva, 29, dead after officer-involved shooting (Source: Moore County Jail)

    The Texas Rangers are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in Dumas.

    The Texas Rangers are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in Dumas.

Powered by Frankly