Teacher Laura Nutial wants her Greenbrier High School students to be aware of the consequences of drinking and driving.
But she still needs to raise enough funds to bring a nationally renowned simulation program to the school.
"I'm not sure if I'll be able to raise enough to have the program come down this year, but I think it would be very beneficial for the kids," said Nutial, the adviser for Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) at Greenbrier.
Through fundraisers, donations and grants, the school has about half the $5,000 needed to bring the tour to Greenbrier.
The program Nutial wants is the Michigan-based Save A Life Tour, hailed as "the shock jocks of anti-drunk driving."
According to Kramer Edu-tainment, the company that offers the program, the "multi-million dollar drinking and driving simulators are the only simulators in the nation that give participants a completely realistic, sober perspective on the effects of driving while intoxicated."
In addition to the simulators, the program also includes guest speakers who will talk with the students about the dangers of drinking and driving.
"Laura Nutial is working very hard to bring this program to her school," said Charles Lloyd, a representative with Kramer Edu-tainment. "It is a pleasure to work with a young person who has the get up and go to do something to make our roads a safer place."
Nutial is hoping community groups and area businesses will support the program with monetary donations.
"I really want to do it this year," said Nutial. "If we can do it this year, that would be great; if not, we will try to get it here next year."
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