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Mary Sherlach, Lauren Rousseau, Vicki Soto, Mary Anne Murphy, Rachel D'Avino, Dawn Hochsprung (clockwise) all posthumously honored with Citizens Honors Medal from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (credit: Facebook)

6 Educators Killed In Newtown Massacre Awarded Medals Of Honor

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society said it chose the slain educators to receive its Citizen Honors Medal, the highest award it gives to a civilian, after receiving dozens of nominations for their actions during the shooting.

05/06/2013

President Barack Obama presents a Citizens Medal to the family  of Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist Mary Sherlach on February 15, 2013 during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.    (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Honors Fallen Sandy Hook Educators With Citizens Medals

The families of teachers and administrators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School were at the White House on Friday to meet President Barack Obama and accept medals on behalf of their loved ones.

02/15/2013

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gathered with other officials on the steps of the town hall as the bell rang in memory of each life lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Bells Toll In Newtown 26 Times For Victims Of Sandy Hook Shooting

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gathered with other officials on the steps of the town hall as the bell rang in memory of each life lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School one week ago.

12/21/2012

Rachel D’Avino, Grace McDonnell, Dylan Hockley, Mary Sherlach and Olivia Engel. (credit: CBS 2)

Funerals Continue As 5 More Sandy Hook Victims Laid To Rest

The funerals for 7-year-old Grace McDonnell, 6-year-old Olivia Engel, 6-year-old Dylan Hockley, school psychologist Mary Sherlach and behavioral therapist Rachel D’Avino were held Friday.

12/21/2012