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Facebook Page: 'Send Mr. Wasmer To Ellen Show'

A Facebook page dedicated to sending Perry Hall High School guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer, to the Ellen Show had more than 900 fans Friday.

Just hours after Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School, students identified guidance counselor Jesse Wasmer as . Now, members of the community want his heroism featured on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

The Facebook page "Send Mr. Wasmer To Ellen Show" was started Tuesday and had 923 "likes" as of 4 p.m. Friday.

Police and witnesses say Jesse Wasmer rushed toward the alleged shooter in the cafeteria, but before Wasmer could subdue him, the armed student allegedly fired one round, striking 17-year-old .

"I turned around and the kid's got a gun, and Mr. Wasmer, one of the counselors, pushes him up against a vending machine and then he shot one more off," , a student who witnessed the shooting, told Patch.

Wasmer declined to comment when contacted by Patch earlier in the week.

, 15, of the 8500 block of Bradshaw Road in Kingsville, was charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault in connection with the school shooting, according to online court records.

Would you watch if Wasmer appeared on Ellen? Leave a comment.

Read more Patch coverage of Monday's shooting at Perry Hall High School.

PAR August 31, 2012 at 08:37 PM
I hope the media gives Mr. Wasmer and his family the privacy and respect they deserve. When Mr. Wasmer is ready to talk he will but until then, he and all of the student body, faculty and alumni are thinking about Daniel and his family as he recovers in the hospital.
Phyllis Perzanowski September 01, 2012 at 01:08 PM
I always watch Ellen everyday anyway, so "yes" would definitely watch.
Otto Schmidlap September 01, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Nothing says America Salutes A Hero like having him praised by a Kultersmog queen, er, king. .
SnakeSkin September 01, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Why is the media making such a big deal about wanting to speak to these people?? Let these people gather there thoughts and when they are ready they will talk!! Until then media, leave them alone!!!
VWK September 02, 2012 at 10:03 PM
I believe the article alluded that the "community" started the Facebook page. I don't think anyone meant to be intrusive or pushy. They are just grateful to Mr. Wasmer (as I am) and this is probably their way of trying to say "thank you". - that's just a guess. Sometimes people don't stop to think things through though. Maybe they should have checked with him first.
Jennifer Waskiewicz September 04, 2012 at 12:48 PM
PAR, I could not have said it better & TOTALLY agree with you!!!!

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