The tragedy in Room 108

Buckley, Jerry
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/8/93, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p41
Recounts how Scott Pennington killed his teacher Deanna McDavid at East Carter High School in Grayson, Ky. on January 18, 1993 and how that murder changed this town forever. How the tragedy may have been inspired by Stephen King's `Rage'; Description of the town; The school's ambitious education reform effort; McDavid's background; Shooting of custodian Marvin Hicks by Pennington; Pennington's problems; The months following the deaths in Grayson; Many feel sorry for Pennington.


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