Tributes - Students
Skydivers Pay Tribute to Caitlin and All Victims
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. http://www.minisink.com/index.php?id=31
Red maple tree planted in Village Park in the Village of Unionville
Dedication of Chorus Room at Minisink Valley High school October 14, 2010
Emily Jane HilscherYou Tube Tribute to Emily Hilscher:
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:
Emily Hilscher scholarship given to a child each year for a two-week stay at Belle Meade Day Camp in Sperryville, Virginia: http://www.bellemeade.net/pages/camp.php
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 Uncle¹s 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.
Emily Jane Hilscher Memorial Horse Show:
Daily Press Story: Family Donates Horse To Memorialize Tech Victim:
Matthew La PorteVideo Tribute: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKgjyPsUi8c
Video Tribute: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_somVBWCfk
Periodical: Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Alumni Magazine: Matthew La Porte Feature Edition
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’Neillhttp://www.resident-hippy.com
Tree planted outside William O’ Neill’ s office at Connecticut College.
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.
Julia PrydeFrom Seek Education, Explore, DiScover: http://www.seedsguys.org/JPryde.html
Julia Pryde Remembered: http://www.redbankgreen.com/2007/04/julia_pryde_rem.html
In the Wake of Tragedy, A Show of Pryde: http://independent.gmnews.com/news/2007-04-25/Front_page/001.html
Julia’s Garden: http://www.roanoke.com/wb/128668
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.
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