Students Get Lesson In Staying Away From Trouble

Students across the coast will soon be headed home for the summer. But before they go, one coast law enforcement agency is making sure they stay away from trouble.

Harrison County Deputy Marie Lizana told students at Central Middle School a few of the seventh graders will probably be faced with tough choices this summer. They'll be asked to try drugs, use a gun, or participate in some sort of violent activity.

Lizana's message today was that the choices these kids make will have consequences.

"Consequences can be good and consequences can be bad," Deputy Lizana said. "I hope that what we talk about today will hit home, and some of these kids will take it through the summer and live their lives in the safest ma

The Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport sponsored the safety discussion.