Belvoir Christian Academy Students Honor Police Officers In Remembrance Of 9/11

Monday, September 11, 2017
Pictured on the back row, from the Chattanooga Police department, are Capt. Jerri Sutton, Lt. Scott Fulgham, Sgt. John Luquer, Sgt. Philip McCall, Sgt. Willma Brooks. On the front row are BCA students, Edith McCall, Grace Tew, Lucy Sunderland, Mason Tew, and Kerri-Beth Tew, assistant director for the school’s child care center.
Pictured on the back row, from the Chattanooga Police department, are Capt. Jerri Sutton, Lt. Scott Fulgham, Sgt. John Luquer, Sgt. Philip McCall, Sgt. Willma Brooks. On the front row are BCA students, Edith McCall, Grace Tew, Lucy Sunderland, Mason Tew, and Kerri-Beth Tew, assistant director for the school’s child care center.

Belvoir Christian Academy students honored the police officers of Chattanooga, East Ridge and Collegedale in remembrance of the service men and women who lost their lives in the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001.

The students donated snacks, water and office supplies to fill care packages and delivered them to the respective departments.




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