FIT students participate in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence in response to the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

Pictured: Lia Sammaritano, Fashion Design, a 2016 graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. “I was so happy that FIT participated in the walkout. “It gives me hope for safer schools.” The statement Proud to be an Eagle on her poster is part of the high school motto. “It means so much more to me now. I’m proud that the students are doing so much. They didn’t just mourn—they took action.”