Four local citizens will attend a national memorial ceremony Thursday in honor of the four Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents killed Feb. 28 at Mount Carmel.
Pamela Brewer, Kay Trautschold, Ceji Ashby and Bubbie Thrash will attend the 3 p.m. public ceremony in Washington, D.C., at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Brewer and Trautschold, co-founders of the Community ATF Memorial Scholarship Fund, will attend at the invitation of ATF Director Stephen E. Higgins.
Ashby and Thrash, co-organizers of the support group Allies Thru Friends, will attend at the invitation of David Troy, chief of ATF intelligence.
Allies Thru Friends is a community support program organized after the initial raid.
Scholarships from the fund will be awarded to students entering McLennan Community College in the field of criminal justice.