Vigil Honors Deceased Manchester High School Student

Several hundred students, parents, and teachers gathered earlier tonight, to honor a 14-year-old boy who died in a Manchester High School swim class.

A vigil for Malvrick Donkor was held outdoors in a grassy area near one of the entrances to the high school.

The gathering was lit by floodlights, and by candles students held above their heads.

During the ceremony, a young man told the crowd that Malvrick was always there for him, and always put a smile on his face.

A young woman cried as she read a poem, promising to keep Malvrick in her memory.

Students then went inside the high school, to share memories of their lost classmate.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Set Your Picks For Pro Football Challenge
Get The All New CBS Local App

Listen Live