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MockcrashLocal responders staged a mock crash outside Red Bank Regional High School on May 27, as part of Project Prom activities to encourage students to make safe choices during Prom. 

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

Every year, Red Bank Regional High School sends off its seniors to have a wonderful, safe time at the prom. Just prior to that, they try in the most elaborate ways to discourage bad choices of drinking and distracted driving in what is known as the Project Prom Program.

On May 27, a mock crash was conducted on the school’s front campus, with the help of the sending towns’ fire, police and emergency medical services. The Little Silver and Shrewsbury Fire Departments employed their “jaws of life” equipment to extricate the mock student victims from their potential death-trap automobile wrecks.  The New Jersey State Police South Star helicopter crew landed at RBR and simulated a medi-vac flight of one victim to the nearest trauma center, while another went to the neighborhood hospital. A hearse from John Day’s Funeral Home took away one certain fatality.

Project Prom was created 11 years ago by Little Silver Police Officer Peter Gibson, who subsequently served as RBR’s first School Resource Officer (SRO). The present SRO, Robert Chenoweth, coordinates the program at RBR under Officer Gibson’s community leadership.

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RBR EagleRed Bank Regional High School rising seniors Andrew Noglows and Sam Gregg were celebrated for their attainment of Eagle Scout at their June 28 Court of Honor for Troop 126 in Little Silver.

Press release from Red Bank Regional Board of Education

At a June 28 Court of Honor ceremony hosted by the Woman’s Club of Little Silver, two Red Bank Regional High School rising seniors were celebrated for their recent attainment of Eagle Scout rank by Little Silver Boy Scout Troop 126.

Andrew Noglows and Sam Gregg, both of Little Silver, have come through scouting together since 5th grade, with Sam having entered scouting as a cub scout. Both boys will be commended by the RBR Board of Education for achieving the highest honor in Boy Scouting.

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