Remembering the lives lost in the NAHS riot...
JAMES O'KEEFE, 47
Principal, North Acheron High School
James O'keefe was shot and killed by a student during the riot that occurred at NAHS on Tuesday. O'keefe was in his second year as principal at NAHS, prior to which he worked out of district. Co-workers say he will be remembered for his effective discipline and the sense of honor and duty he brought to the school each day.
TERRY BUTLER, 34
Domestic Security Force Officer
Terry Eugene Butler was killed in the line of duty on Tuesday when his team entered NAHS in order to subdue an active shooter. Butler served 6 years with the Langlin Police Department before retraining to join DSF. He has served in the Acheron division of DSF for 4 years and was promoted to the Tactical Response Team just 3 weeks ago. Butler is survived by his wife, Clara Butler, daughter Milly Butler (7) and son Timothy Butler (10).
Butler will receive full DSF honors for his sacrifice. A formal procession will be followed by a short, public service. Details for the service are expected to be released soon.
JARON DWORLEY, 17
Senior, North Acheron High School
Jaron Dworley died Tuesday night from injuries suffered during the riot at NAHS. Dworet was captain of the NAHS Drama Club, a member of the NAHS orchestra and a 3 time National Student of Merit. Dworley received early acceptance into the Cadet College of Music Performance and hoped to someday play with the National Orchestra.
Dworley is survived by his mother, Myriam Dworley, and brother Joel Dworley (19). The family asks for their privacy at this time. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.
LOUSIA COLEMAN, 14
Freshman, North Acheron High School
Louisa "LouLou" Coleman died Tuesday from gunshot wounds sustained during the riot at NAHS. Coleman was active in cheerleading and la crosse, and intended to enter early enlistment when she turned 16. Coleman is survived by her father, Lawrence Coleman, and mother, Marietta Coleman.
A memorial facebook page has been set up in Coleman's honor. A pinned post reads:
"RIP LouLou, and fly with the angels. You will be greatly missed, and we will always love you and celebrate your beautiful life." The family encourages anyone who knew and loved LouLou to share their memories of her on this page. Funeral services will be private.