LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WEAR BLUE IN HONOR OF OFFICER COUSETTE

Students Wearng Blue

<span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: medium;”><span style=”color: #000000; font-size: medium;”>Story by WVUA 23’s Maria Blough.</span></span>

<span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: medium;”><span style=”color: #000000; font-size: medium;”>Students filled classrooms across the city of Tuscaloosa with blue on Friday to honor fallen Tuscaloosa Police Investigator Dornell Cousette, who was killed in the line of duty last week.</span></span>

“It makes me happy that we’re celebrating the police officer,” said Bess Miller, a first-grader at Verner Elementary School.

Students in every grade level sported blue to remember the police officers who keep them safe.

<span style=”color: #000000; font-size: medium;”>“When one of our own has experienced what happened then we all feel it,” said Beth Curtis, the principal at Verner Elementary School. “We are all saddened, and I think to wear blue shows that we support everything they do every day.”</span>

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