Horizon Middle School Students Honor Victims of Columbine Massacre

The students wore white t-shirts and stayed silent throughout the school day in memory of the thirteen victims

MOORHEAD, Minn. –Students at Horizon Middle School spent the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre with a unique tribute.

Thirteen students wore white t–shirts with the name and age of each victim.

Each of the students stayed silent throughout the school day, only speaking if a teacher asked them a question related to class.

The students feel this tribute was a powerful way to honor the victims.

“We wanted to pretty much promote unity in our school, to make safer schools, and this whole thing was pretty much about like a memorial activity for the thirteen people who died at Columbine,” said Anika Drees, an eighth grader at Horizon Middle School.

Twelve students and one teacher were murdered, and more than 20 people were wounded, at Columbine High School in Colorado on this day in 1999.

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