Student Walkout Take Place This Week To Honor Lost Victims


WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY)-  It has been almost one month since the devastating Majory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida and students all across the country have announced a statewide walkout for the victims of the shooting.


Hosted by the Women’s March, the walkout will begin this Wednesday March 14th at 10 a.m. and will last for seventeen minutes to honor the seventeen lives that were lost during the shooting.


Over 2,000 walkouts have been scheduled throughout the U.S. and even one happening in Meadow Bridge High School. WOAY reached out to a student at Meadow Bridge High School who shared that the walkout has been approved and the students that participate will face no consequences.







Daniella Hankey

Good Morning West Virginia! Daniella Hankey is the Morning and Noon newscast Anchor. Daniella joined Newswatch as a Multi-Media journalist and quickly moved her way up to an Anchor. Before landing in the beautiful Mountain State, Daniella called her home Orlando, Florida. Armed with a major in Communications and Media Studies and a minor in Education, Daniella relocated to further her career. During her time at Stetson, she covered several big stories on and off campus including the June 2016 Pulse Night Club shooting and Hurricane Matthew. She worked as a news anchor and reporter for her college news station and enjoyed an internship in productions at PBS. Her love for journalism started in high school when she was selected as a Bright House Varsity Reporter as well as the school anchor. When Daniella is not working, you can find her exploring West Virginia especially the Greenbrier and engaging with community members. As a morning anchor, Daniella loves putting a smile on viewers faces in the morning and informing them of community events. If you have any story ideas or news tips, please email Daniella at You can also follow Daniella on Facebook at DaniellaHankeyTV.

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