It's sad to read such a great letter to the editor honoring three people who did great things for the school and community and then scroll down to read snarky and disrespectful comments from internet commenters.

This is an awful idea and it is going to make our area look terrible.

washmotaxpayer - And your point is?

So your ok with someone getting a state honor who (among other things):

a. said Michael J. Fox was faking Parkinson's disease to further stem cell research
b. referred to Obama in a song parody titled "Barack the Magic Negro"
c. referred to a women testifying befor…

What was the point of this letter? It does not make any sense.

Mr. Dewitt - I would consider staying silent a little longer. You are trying to make a case that there is one power broker, working on both sides of the political spectrum (Republican and Democrat), who is calling all of the shots to take down Sen. Nieves. Do you really think that is a pos…

todd33 - here you go:

STL Post Dispatch Editorial: Sen. Brian Nieves' shameful act wears thin‎
http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/the-platform/article_7fc2ac69-20ff-5ba3-b0d1-f70e28d5d152.html

STL Post Dispatch Editorial: Lawmakers serve NRA at expense of common sen…

Not sure real justice is best served by a man who was charged with shooting a police officer. Just sayin...

If No Child Left Behind and it's accompanying standards, regulations, and assessments are such a great measuring stick to gauge the success of public schools, why don't the private schools go by those guidelines as well? Probably because they would be failing at about the same rate...

stc-citizen: I'll ask again. How are the public schools failing? You put it out there. Now back up your statement.