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Fair Lawn Principal Creates Soda Can Classroom Lock

Dominick Tarquinio and his classroom lock.
Dominick Tarquinio and his classroom lock. Photo Credit: Facebook

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — A Fair Lawn vice principal is hoping that a classroom lock inspired by a 2012 mass shooting in a Connecticut school will protect students across the country, reports.

Following the shooting of the 26 Sandy Hook Elementary School students and faculty members, Dominick Tarquinio of the Jefferson School invented a device that secures a room “with a quick slide” by latching onto a classroom door, the article says.

LockAide, as he calls it, was made in less than 10 minutes by puncturing holes in a bent soda can, reports.

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