McDowell Students Learn About The Dangers of Drugs & Alcohol

Published 06/02 2014 05:51PM

Updated 06/02 2014 06:12PM

McDowell High School juniors heard first hand accounts from a funeral director about the dangers of driving drunk and abusing drugs Jack Martin from Dusckas Martin Funeral Home has been teaching this class for over a decade and he takes his role seriously.

Martin talks to the students about his first hand experiences at the funeral home and gives them a tour of the funeral home. He focuses on stories that directly impact the students. He talks about cases such as those involving drinking and driving and drug overdoses.

Martin said this about his classes "They don't realize what all goes into mortuary science, what funeral homes are all about it's a really important aspect of their curriculum and I love doing it." Martin has been doing this program for the last thirteen years.

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