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Clay County students praised for display of duty, patriotism

Courtesy: Coppergate Elementary
Courtesy: Coppergate Elementary

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – A display of patriotism by a pair of students at Coppergate Elementary in Clay County is scoring them praise online.

The students, who serve as safety patrols, were identified as Nate and Isaac. According to a Facebook post on the school's official account, they ventured out into the pouring rain to complete their flag duty for the day.

"This is what RESPECT looks like at Coppergate," said the post, which included several pictures of the boys' actions that day.

"Not only did they bring the flag down, they stood in the wind and rain and calmly completed the 13 folds," the post went on to say.

The post has been shared hundreds of times since it was uploaded Sunday.

This is what RESPECT looks like at Coppergate. Two of our safety patrols, Nate and Isaac, quietly went to the courtyard...

Posted by Coppergate School of the Arts on Sunday, August 20, 2017