By afternoon a mass of black clouds had moved in, but the young athletes of Plainfield High were hardly concerned.In the main gym, 36 members of coach Kathy Cartwright’s girls’ volleyball team had just set up nets for the afternoon’s season opener.
“I wanted to grab and hug him, but it wouldn’t have been fair to the other kids,” he says. “I felt like the weight of the world had been lifted when all the numbers came up,” says De Sutter. As the smell of gas began to leak from the chemistry lab, the coaches realized they had to evacuate the school.If you are single and living in Indianapolis and would like Pre-Dating to run a local speed dating event, please sign up below!Once we have attracted enough attendees for this event, we will contact you: In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.“Then I realized the roof had collapsed over the gym.” As he began scanning the lines of students for injuries, he worried also about what had become of his 14-year-old son, Jason, a member of the football team.As a father he was desperate to find his son: as a teacher he knew he had to remain calm.
A quick-thinking student put a helmet on Adam De Sutter, the coach’s 11-year-old son, who had come to watch his older brother, Kevin, 16, practice with the rest of the football team.