The Sofitel management says she has worked there for three years and been an exemplary employee.
They are model citizens, the kind of people whose lives might be used as exemplary stories by a politician in a stump speech.
So why did Julie Schenecker allegedly shoot her two exemplary, well-liked teens—seemingly out of the blue?
1580s, "fit to be an example," from Middle French exemplaire, from Latin exemplaris "that serves as an example," from exemplum "example" (see example). Earlier (early 15c.) as a noun meaning "a model of conduct."