Special Guest at Mystery Readers Day

Amy Boyer’s first grade class at Westwood Elementary welcomed a special guest speaker and Meteorologist from Fox 26 News, John Dawson into their classroom.

John Dawson is a FHS graduate and attended Westwood Elementary as a second and third grader.

In honor of her student and weather enthusiast, Jaxon VanReenen, Mrs. Boyer requested John Dawson share his passion for meteorology to her classroom before Jaxon leaves Westwood Elementary to move to Maryland. “Jaxon has become obsessed with the weather,” said his mother Mrs.VanReenen. “We have taken him to the National Weather Festival in Norman, Oklahoma for two years in a row, and it has now inspired him to pursue his college career at Oklahoma University.

Meteorologist, John Dawson introduced students to the main factors of meteorology, as well as informing them of his daily duties as “the weather man.”bnJohn Dawson takes responsibility for keeping the city of Houston informed of Weather Education, and appropriate actions to take when bad weather comes our way. Dawson travels throughout the city to educate schools and companies of weather safety and awareness, as well as making public appearances to do so. Dawson explained the importance of education when pursuing a career in broadcast meteorology and what it takes to get there.