These student tributes were provided by the families.
Tributes may be added or removed by contacting us.
Skydivers Pay Tribute to Caitlin and All Victims
Skydiver Magazine Photo – Tributes-Students-Skydiver-Photo-CH-IMG_0002
Newspaper Front Page – Tributes-Students-Newspr-front-CH-IMG_0003
Newspaper Internal Page – Tributes-Students-Newspr-int-CH-IMG_0004
Earth Day 2009 at Minisink Elementary, New York: Each student in Otisville received a tree, purchased by the PTO, in honor of Caitlin Hammaren, the Minisink student lost in the tragedy at Virginia Tech
Dedication of Chorus Room at Minisink Valley High school October 14, 2010
The Caitlin M. Hammaren Memorial Foundation (link gone)
Red maple tree planted in Village Park in the Village of Unionville (link gone)
Caitlin M. Hammaren Memorial Foundation & Arts Institute Fund, through the Community Foundation of Orange & Sullivan (link gone)
Emily Jane Hilscher
Virginia Tech dedicates Emily Jane Hilscher Student Lounge in Litton-Reaves Hall – Emily Jane Hilscher Student Lounge in Litton-Reaves Hall, a gift by Jacques Klempf of Jacksonville, Florida, the owner of Dixie Egg Company, who established the Emily Jane Hilscher Memorial Classroom Renovation
Bench and garden built by a Boy Scout for an Eagle Scout project at the Rappahannock Animal Welfare League, where people can meet dogs they are considering adopting
Mural project done at Rappahannock County High School, including two large murals painted in memory of Emily and the 31 others. Virginia Tech has one and the other mural is hung in the high school cafeteria
Memorial garden designed for Emily at Hilscher home In Rappahannock County
Lit sign spelling out “HOPE” on the side of Uncle’s barn in Maine; in the winter, the light bulbs in the “O” are changed to green bulbs like a wreath.
Alphabet book written and illustrated by an artist photographing letters all over Maine, using the E from Uncle’s HOPE sign and dedicating “E” in his book and alphabet note cards to Emily.
“An Evening for Passion” formal five-course sit-down dinner in May of 2008 organized by Mary Arthur, culinary arts teacher at Rappahannock County High School and her students as well as many volunteers and staff, including assistance from Headwaters Foundation.
Daily Press: Family Donates Horse To Memorialize Tech Victim
Matthew La Porte
Periodical: Story of a Fighter Pilot: The Story of Cadet Matthew Joseph La Porte
published in “MIG Sweep”, the magazine of the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association
by Ed Beakley with John Giduck
Jarrett Lee Lane
Daniel Patrick O’Neill
Tree planted outside William O’ Neill’ s office at Connecticut College.
Plaza named for Daniel (B.S. Civil Engineering ’ 06) outside Colton Chapel at Lafayette College (link gone)
http://www.resident-hippy.com (link gone)
During the Colegio Nuestra Senora de Belen (where Juan studied) graduation ceremony held every May, a Medal of Honor with Juan’s name and a small prize is given to a student.
Michael Pohle, Jr.
From Seek Education, Explore, DiScover: http://www.seedsguys.org/JPryde.html (link gone)
Julia’s Garden: http://www.roanoke.com/wb/128668 (link gone)
Bench, tree and plaque on the corner of the Annandale High School football field in honor of Mary’ s participation in marching band and played lacrosse on that field
Bench, landscaped area and plaque in Canterbury Woods park at the corner of Wakefield Chapel Dr and Braddock Rd in Annandale, Virginia – see this photo
YouTube Reema, A Celebration Through Art
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urXSz-_WXK0 [this was the link, but don’t think it’s right]
YouTube Reema samaha immortelle-1st Anniversary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjpOv7xoLIw (link gone)
YouTube Tribute for Reema Samaha
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th5I0_1QDwc (link gone)
YouTube In Memory of Reema Samaha
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy6WcwxkDLw (link gone)
Tree at Hillcrest Hall by University Honors Community, Virginia Tech
Memorial stone under a cherry tree at James Madison High School
Memorial tree SARAH WALKER MERCER PARK, Nutley Street, Vienna, done by soccer families