Description Pen created for the Asia SiVon Cottom Memorial Fund established in memory of Asia S. Cottom. The pen is blue with the organization's web address printed in white.
Historical Notes Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, Asia Cottom lived in Washington, D.C., with her parents and brother. A member of her church’s dance troupe and choir, this sixth grader at Backus Middle School had been chosen to attend a National Geographic Society field trip to California. On September 11, Asia was heading there aboard Flight 77 with her teacher, Sara Clark. She was 11 years old.