Students learn about Sept. 11 from Pa. teacher's personal account

09/8/2013 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Katy Phillips, in September 2001, was starting a new job at Merrill Lynch that put her just 200 yards away from the World Trade Center in New York City. Phillips, now a math teacher at Brentwood High School in Pittsburgh, shares her personal account of the sights, sounds and feelings of Sept. 11 with students. "To them it's a historical event," said David Radcliffe, principal of Brentwood Middle School, where Phillips has spoken to sixth-grade social studies classes. "To see someone that teaches in our building that was there makes it real for them."

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