The Oct. 15 event featured about 30 students and faculty from Burlington High School, and received praise from parents and LGBTQ advocates.
The drone course in Burlington, Vermont is the first of its kind in the U.S.
Students took a controversial stand in response to the recent shootings in Charlotte and Tulsa.
Victims ranged in age from mid-teens to mid-90s, and included a mother and her daughter.
Four women were killed in the attack, and a man who was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries died overnight.