Sherman ISD holds free cookout for first responders

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - Sherman ISD held a cookout Monday to give free lunch to first responders.

Sherman ISD Director of Safety and Transportation Brett Counce said this week is Safe Schools Week.

Counce said the district wanted to make lunch for first responders to show their appreciation.

"Talk with them, visit with them, let them know how much we appreciate them and how much we enjoy working with them and the efforts they make for us and our schools and our students, and obviously the community as well," Counce said.

This week is also School Bus Safety Week. There will be a cookout Friday to celebrate the district's bus drivers.