[theplatform account=”BCY3OC” media=”_XAHWfsrmPdE” player=”H_p1PyqvrNvw”]

Asia Cottom was one of three exceptional students who had been chosen to go on a four-day National Geographic field trip. Accompanied by their individual teachers, they were flying from Washington, DC to go to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in Santa Barbara, California.

Asia SiVon Cottom, 11, was one of three DC Public School students who died on American Airlines Flight 77 when it crashed into the Pentagon on the morning of September 11, 2001.

Today her family keeps her legacy alive with The Asia SiVon Cottom Memorial Scholarship Fund (ASC)!

Related: Remembering The Victims of 9/11 – The People We Lost At The Pentagon

Related: At Ground Zero, 9/11 Anniversary Now Both Public And Private

13 American Domestic Terrorist Attacks Since 9/11 [PHOTOS]
13 photos