ROCKWALL, Texas - A teacher in the North Texas city of Rockwell is being a called a true hero.
FOX 4 viewer Brittany Touchstone shared a photo of her sister, Megan Parson, running down the parent pickup line Wednesday afternoon as a tornado approached the area.
The fourth-grade teacher at Celia Hayes Elementary School helped get all parents and students safely inside the school to take cover.
Touchstone is proud of her sister’s efforts and praised Texas teachers for going the extra mile.
“That is such a crazy photo, and thank you to whoever took it because I don't think anyone would have ever believed me that I was running down the street and that I looked ridiculous doing it," Parson said. "I'm just really grateful that everybody ended up being safe and we got a good laugh out of it."
On a side note, Touchstone said Mrs. Parson was wearing a fake mustache the whole time she was running down the street.
Her class had just wrapped up a party to celebrate the end of the year and she forgot to take it off with all the commotion.
Parsons also had no shoes on at the time. She says she took them off because they were new and cute and she didn't want to get them ruined in the storm.
Others who saw the photo called her a superhero -- red cape and all!