The Principal

August 1999
Fank DeAngelis looks back at the nation's worst school shootings and prepares for the reopening of Columbine High School.

She said the oddest thing. The first person I spoke to the afternoon of the shootings was Robin Carroccia, a winsome freshman in a blue and gray Columbine gym uniform, nervously recounting how she'd just escaped the building. I struggled to grasp her terror - did she fear for her life? "Not Really," she said. "Because the principal was with us."