Student reporter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, David Hogg, recorded video of his classmates while hiding from the deadly shooting that claimed 17 lives Wednesday.
Hogg has since spoken out about what children need from politicians in order to prevent future massacres.
David Hogg is a high school journalist with a professionalism and lucidity that is beyond impressive based on his on-scene reports from #Parkland on Wednesday. The highest kudos to David amidst chaos and death and afterward in national interviews. Beyond impressive.— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) February 15, 2018
Student David Hogg who survived the school shooting looks directly in the camera, and sends a message to President Trump and lawmakers: “Please, take action. Ideas are great… But what’s more important is actual action… saving thousands of children’s lives. Please, take action.” pic.twitter.com/C5mf9qPlqA— CNN (@CNN) February 15, 2018
"Please, take action. Ideas are great...But what's more important is actual action...saving thousands of children's lives. Please, take action," Hogg said while talking to CNN.
Student reporter David Hogg at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spoke with his classmates while hiding from the deadly shooting: "I wanted to be a junior NRA member ... now I can't even fathom the idea of a gun in my house." https://t.co/X550dpgA88 pic.twitter.com/T7s1uEieOk— ABC News (@ABC) February 15, 2018
Hogg also talked of a janitor who helped the students shelter themselves in a classroom.
"She saved my life, and she easily saved 40 others there," he said.
“Thank God for a janitor that stopped us” student David Hogg says— CNN (@CNN) February 15, 2018
He says she helped the students shelter in a classroom.
“She saved my life, and she saved easily 40 others there." https://t.co/dgj99UZ415 pic.twitter.com/edHHkDKBhR
Listening to David Hogg on @cnn is everything. What an eloquent young man. If he’s the future, we’ll be okay.— Sarah Farah (@OnlySarah) February 15, 2018
Student David Hogg, who survived school mass shooting:— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 15, 2018
"People get used to what's going on, and that's not okay. We're habituating to this. What happens when you do that, is children are dying and they will continue to die unless we stop it, stand up, and take action." pic.twitter.com/EbEljM5y2M
“This is a time for our country to take a look in the mirror and realize there’s a serious issue here.” High School Senior David Hogg to @GStephanopoulos in Parkland, Florida: https://t.co/Acn0nBf2np pic.twitter.com/UFwHNrDi2z— Good Morning America (@GMA) February 15, 2018
When you're old enough, David Hogg, run for office. https://t.co/WYfyHH7a73— 🌍Elisheva Avital🌍 (@ElishevaAvital) February 15, 2018