Hardee High School UthMpact
Shattered Dreams Presentation – April 3, 2014
Hardee County, FL - Members of the Hardee High School’s UthMpact coalition are planning a special event called Shattered Dreams on Thursday morning, April 3, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the school’s football stadium on Altman Road in Wauchula. Members of the Hardee County Police Department and Fire Rescue, along with local businesses Robert’s Towing and Robart’s Funeral Home, national motivational speaker, Patrick T. Grady, and the Hardee ASAPP coalition, are participating in this educational event about the devastating impact of underage drinking and tragic consequences of drinking combined with driving.
Students in the Junior and Senior classes at Hardee High have been invited to partake in the Shattered Dreams presentation, a powerful dramatization of an alcohol-related crash scene involving police and EMS response, field sobriety test, and the arrest and booking of the drunk driver. There will be some fake deaths as a result of the crash, along with a mock memorial held after the crash in the school gym. The event is being planned strategically right before prom to illustrate the very real dangers associated with underage drinking and driving.