05/20/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Colibri Lopez (left) and Zoey Bolton practice self-defense techniques taught by Michelle Del Giorno (center) as classmates observe.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Colibri Lopez (left) and Zoey Bolton practice self-defense techniques taught by Michelle Del Giorno (center) as classmates observe.

“You’re the only one who can protect yourself.”

The speaker was Michelle Del Giorno of Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor, who came to Shelter Island School Monday to prepare young women who will soon leave this small community, headed for college campuses or jobs in a much wider world. (more…)