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Quotes on the Hurricane Story Tellers and Ike Documentary
"This documentary has helped the community stay strong, stay connected. The students themselves have their own tales of survival to tell. It's just remarkable. They are a remarkable group of young people." - Robin Roberts, Good Morning America
"Taking a look what these students have accomplished, I am admiring, very respectful, and appreciative of the level of work being done at a high school level. I hope people will take the time to watch." - Dan Rather, Journalist / Former CBS Evening News Anchor, Interviewee, and Texas Native
We underestimate the power of our youth. The efforts of these aspiring filmmakers, in the midst of great personal trauma, are a great testimony to how insight, compassion, and a genuine desire to learn can overtake a crippling calamity and turn it into a powerful message for all who have suffered from such tribulation." - Jim Cantore, Meteorologist and on-air personality for The Weather Channel
"The documentary has changed the way [the students] look at the world." - The Houston Chronicle
"As a labor of love, [the film] serves as testimonial not only to the everyday heroes mentioned in the title but to the curative power of film, art, and collaboration." - The Austin Chronicle
"The Hurricane Story Tellers are making sure that the waves of the storm will not drown out the voices of their once vibrant community." - Education Update, Award Winning Educational Publication
"The students at Ball High School capture the spirit of Galveston and the triumph over adversity in this moving documentary." - Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas