“We have the technology. We have ways to make our kids safer, and we have to do it.”
She protected those kids every second. She refused to let her guard down.
The slain students — Peter Wang, Alaina Petty and Martin Duque — are receiving the medals for their performance during the shooting which “involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities.”
Anthony Borges was shot five times as he heroically put himself between the gunfire and his classmates.
“Just know, I love you,” the frightened younger brother texted as the gunman was on his rampage.
Students are hailing him their hero as they recount those devastating moments.
“I had multiple panic attacks while locked in the closet. She reiterated many times that I would be safe and she won’t let anything happen to me.”