Eliahna “Ellie” Garcia, 9
Eliahna “Ellie” Garcia was just some days shy of turning 10.
Her father, Steven Garcia, had been trying ahead to being the D.J. at Ellie’s birthday celebration this summer time. On Facebook, he described her as “a doll and was the happiest ever.”
“We miss her,” he mentioned.
Uziyah Garcia, 10
Uziyah Garcia had moved to Uvalde to dwell with Nikki and Brett Cross, his aunt and uncle, simply in time for the begin of the faculty yr. He cherished enjoying basketball, soccer, the virtual-reality sport Gorilla Tag and Fortnite. His favourite after-school snack was a Nutella sandwich with blue Takis, which he would attempt to persuade others to strive.
“He was goofy, he cherished to make you chortle,” Ms. Cross mentioned. “He cherished making all people chortle.”
Uziyah, or Uzi for brief, would have favored to be knowledgeable gamer or YouTuber. But he additionally expressed an curiosity in changing into a police officer, as a result of he wished to assist individuals.
He was thrilled that he had a male trainer at Robb, Arnulfo Reyes, and he talked about him all the time, they mentioned. Days after the capturing, they bought his possessions again from the classroom. Tucked amongst his issues was a portrait he had drawn of Mr. Reyes, who was badly injured in the assault.
Amerie Jo Garza, 10
Amerie Jo Garza was a pleasant 10-year-old who cherished Play-Doh.
Her father, Alfred Garza III, described her as “full of life, a jokester, all the time smiling.” She favored spending time along with her pals at lunch, on the playground and through recess. “She was very social,” he mentioned. “She talked to all people.”