GREENSBORO, NC (WFMY) - March For Our Lives held a vigil Sunday night at Governmental Plaza in Greensboro for the victims in a deadly school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.
"We are here to pledge to them and to every student who has lost their life to a bullet fired on campus, that we will continue fighting. That they did not die in vain," said Anne Joy Cahill-Swenson, a 9th grader in Guilford County.
High School students and adults from around Greensboro gathered to light candles in honor of the victims. They stood in silence to remember all 10 people who died in the shooting.
"When kids every day are at risk of being shot at school, I don't care if you're a Republican, a Democrat or Pizza-party. You should care about that and do whatever it takes to fix it," said High School Senior, Dominic Patafie.
School Board member Byron Gladden was there, highlighting what Guilford County is doing to prevent gun violence and make schools safe.
"We're focused on making sure that all doors are locking, in a working order," Gladden said. "That we have video systems and buzzer systems to get into schools."
Students at the vigil said they plan to take action in November. Those who are old enough to vote stressed that they will be focused on voting in politicians who make school safety and gun control a priority.