Candlelight vigil held in remembrance of Harrison Rupp

Students gather at Loose Park to remember Harrison Rupp.

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Students wore Harrison Rupp buttons to the candlelight vigil April 10. Countless students and families from Rockhurst, St. Teresa’s, St. Paul’s and other area schools were there. photo by Maggie Hart

by Maggie Hart, Photographer

Countless students and families from the Kansas City area joined together to remember Harrison Rupp with a candlelight vigil. The vigil was held at Loose Park April 10. Rupp’s family spoke to the crowd in remembrance of him, then, a song played while they sent Chinese lanterns into the sky.

Students wore Harrison Rupp buttons to the candlelight vigil April 10. Countless students and families from Rockhurst, St. Teresa’s, St. Paul’s and other area schools were there. photo by Maggie Hart
During the candlelight vigil, attendees sent lanterns into the sky April 10. The vigil was in memory of Harrison Rupp, a student at Rockhurst. photo by Maggie Hart
Senior Will Tampke shields his candle from the wind April 10. Tampke was one of many in attendance at the candlelight vigil. photo by Maggie Hart