Aaron Ramsey Award Ceremony

Aaron Ramsey, a third grader in Mrs. Cunningham's class at Hugh Mercer Elementary, was recognized this morning for being a caring citizen. On Friday, March 4, Fredericksburg Police Sergeant Aimee Lynch witnessed Aaron pick up trash from Cowan Boulevard then dispose of it in his apartment complex's dumpster before walking to school. Well done, Patriot Aaron Ramsey!

Besides his stepmother, Tamara McLean, classmates and teacher, the celebration was attended by;

Hugh Mercer Principal Kim Doucette

Sergeant Lynch 

Lieutenant Cowles

Officer McCoy

Jessica Carter (Secretary to the Fredericksburg Police Chief)

Sarah Morris (Fredericksburg Police Department Public Information Officer)

Dr. Marci Catlett (Superintendent of Fredericksburg City Schools)

Dr. Matthew Eberhardt (Deputy Superintendent of Fredericksburg City Schools)

Mrs. Sandy Gillenwater (Supervisor of Communication and Community Outreach)

Reporter Adele Conner, and photographer, Tristan Loren, covered the event for The Free Lance-Star. The celebration was topped off with donuts provided by Aaron's mom and stepmom and the Fredericksburg Police department.