Gilman School- Baltimore, MD

Once the “intruder,” Deputy Nick Schuld, Taylor County SWAT team, gained access into the building firing several blank shots into the office area, the school initiated ALICE procedures. Those in the building were asked to evacuate the school and call 911. “You just got to act on what you’re thinking – sometimes you can’t even think,” said senior April Sadler. “It really gets the adrenaline rushing.” Although a few chose to barricade themselves in classrooms and wait for help, most of the students and staff fled the school, meeting up at a designated church up the block. Read more