Q&A: Tatum Thorne

Coach Tatum Thorne, nutrition teacher at ROJH, will serve on the Student Care and Control team during Friday's mock disaster drill.

Angelina Garcia

Coach Tatum Thorne, nutrition teacher at ROJH, will serve on the Student Care and Control team during Friday’s mock disaster drill.

Jazmin Quintana, Student Life Reporter

Tatum Thorne, nutrition teacher at ROJH, is part of the Student Care and Control team during the mock disaster drill. Thorne discussed his thoughts about the drill with “RO: In the Know.”

Q: What made you pick your role? 

A: It was picked for me, but I like the responsibility.

Q: Why do you think you were picked for this role?

A: Because of my years of experience.

Q: What were your thoughts when you were selected for Student Care and Control?

A: It’s a heavy responsibility because it’s going to be loud and everyone is going to have their own responsibility.

Q: How have you prepared for your role on Student Care and Control team?

A: I have 15 years of experience, I have been in two other mock disaster drills, and I have also spent many hours in training.

Q: What are you nervous about?

A: Nothing, it’s just another day. We take care of our students during school, which it’s pretty much the same.

Q: What do you think your greatest strengths will be as a team member?

A: My calmness, knowledge of the plan and ability to work with others.

Q: What is your opinion about the mock disaster drill?

A:It’s going to be a true test of our readiness.

Q: How do you think the drill will benefit students?

A:It lets parents know their students will be safe, and we will know what to do without any problems.

Q: How do you think the drill will go?

A: Crazy at time,s because we are going to be trying to move students to the right place and making sure everyone is there.

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