Columbine Principal to Retire After 18 Years

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[Photo: Jeffco Public Schools]

Frank DeAngelis became a household name after the shootings at Columbine High School in 1999. He was the school’s principal. And still is today. But he’s just announced that this will be his last year. Twelve students and a teacher died in the massacre, and although DeAngelis wasn’t physically injured, he has emotional scars that he says he’ll take to his grave. DeAngelis made a commitment to remain as principal until every kid who was in the Jefferson County school district on the day of the shooting graduated high school. He actually stayed a bit longer than that. DeAngelis speaks with Ryan Warner.