Passing the Test

Mandated drug-testing of high school students became a reality in some school districts across the nation a decade ago. Reporter Emily Miles and photographer Carrie Lutz covered the issue for HTV.

Back Story: The Nixa-Marshfield football game provided a perfect back drop for the story, as Miles and Lutz gathered reaction from students who knew first hand how the testing worked, and how it made them feel.

The Focus Statement: “Students face drug testing”

Trivia: This story also ran on the Channel One News, airing to over nine million viewers nationwide.