2 Belton ISD students on same flight as Ebola victim

October 16, 2014 4:19 AM

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2 Belton ISD students on same flight as Ebola victim

BELTON — Letters sent out by the Belton Independent School District to parents of Sparta Elementary and North Belton Middle School students, state that two students in the district were on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 travelling from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, the same flight on which confirmed Ebola patient Amber Vinson of Dallas was travelling. The students attend Sparta Elementary School and North Belton Middle School and did go to school on Tuesday and Wednesday. The students are siblings who were traveling with their parents, who said they will keep the students out of school for 21 days.

Superintendent Susan Kincannon, Bell County Judge Jon Burrows and Bell County Health Department epidemiologist Lacey Sanders spoke to the media Wednesday evening at a press conference held at the Belton ISD administration building to address the safety and health concerns of students within the dist...

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