Inspirational teacher to speak about Sandy Hook tragedy

Kaitlin Roig, a first grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary, will share her personal account of the Sandy Hook tragedy, on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, in Sandy Hook Elementary School, Roig endured an unspeakable tragedy. The heroic teacher is credited with saving the lives of all 15 of her students by acting quickly upon hearing the sounds of gunfire and locking all of her students in a small bathroom until the 'good guys' came to let her know that they were safe. Roig began her teaching career as a Reading Specialist in Westport, CT. In 2007, she began teaching first grade at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and has continued in that role.

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This presentation is part of the Arts and Lecture series. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life at 610-396-6076.