FOX 4 weekend meteorologist Joe Lauria was the special guest at La Monte R-4 School on Monday evening. He spoke about his career in meteorology, as well as wise precautions to take during severe weather. Students presented him with a keepsake at the conclusion of his speech. Mr. Lauria, who has worked for FOX-4 since 1995, happily posed for pictures following his presentation. Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.