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Lakeshore Public Radio Talks With School Superintendent After Student's Death

The Times/Dr. Sharon Johnson-Shirley

GARY-Tragedy happened Wednesday, September 11th at Calumet High School after a 14-year-old freshman was found unresponsive at the bottom of the campus pool.  Curtis Walton, who was a football player for the school, died the next day.  Lakeshore Public Radio Show Host/Reporter Sharon Jackson spoke with Sharon Johnson-Shirley, Superintendent of Lake Ridge New Tech Schools, on September 12th, about the incident.

Sharon Jackson is the local host of "All Things Considered" and a reporter for Lakeshore Public Radio. She has been with 89.1 FM since its launch in 2009. Sharon is also a radio DJ in Chicago, and has been since 2004. In her previous job at Metro Networks/Westwood One, she was heard on am 890 WLS, WGN radio 720 am and am 560 WIND. She has also delivered news and traffic reports on radio stations all over Chicago and the suburbs including 95.9 The River, 98.3 WCCQ and Star 96.7.
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