A Lengthy Island highschool is mourning the obvious sudden dying of one in all its college students, telling dad and mom in an e-mail late Wednesday that the tragedy “has affected us deeply.”
The title and age of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School scholar weren’t instantly launched, nor have been particulars on the circumstances of the dying shared.
News 12 Long Island reported the coed collapsed throughout a basketball tryout.
Within the be aware to households, Copiague School District Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Bannon expressed “our condolences to the family and friends of this student and pledge to provide the support and counseling necessary to help them through this difficult time.”
A crew of counselors, psychologists and social staff have been quickly reassigned to the highschool to advist and help within the grieving course of. Extra help workers will likely be within the constructing as wanted, Bannon wrote.