Friends of fallen 9/11 FDNY Captain Vernon Richard want Brooklyn school named for him

A group called “Friends of the Late Captain Vernon Richard” have been trying since 2011 to rename a school in Brooklyn after the FDNY Captain who was killed while responding to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

Captain Vernon Richard, FDNY

Captain Vernon Richard, FDNY

Despite their efforts and a petition,no school officials seem interested in renaming a school, writes Ginger Adams Otis in the February 1, 2016 edition of the Daily News.

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