(CNN)– A football coach. An athletic director. And young, enthusiastic students.
They are amongst the 17 individuals eliminated by a gunman at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday.
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“Today is a day of healing, today is a day of mourning,” Israel stated.
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Here are the victims:
Dworet, a senior at Stoneman Douglas high school, was eliminated in the shooting, the University of Indianapolis validated. Dworet was hired for the university swim team and would have been an incoming freshman this fall.
“Nick’s death is a tip that we are connected to the larger world, when tragedy strikes in places around the globe, it frequently affects us in the house,” stated Robert L. Manuel, University of Indianapolis president.
“Today, and in the coming days, I hope you will hold Nick, his family, all the victims, along with the Parkland neighborhood and very first responders in your prayers.”
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Feis, an assistant football coach, was eliminated when he threw himself in front of trainees to protect them from oncoming bullets, according to football program spokesperson Denis Lehtio. Feis, 37, suffered a gunshot injury and passed away after he was rushed into surgery, Lehtio said.
“He died the exact same way he lived– he put himself 2nd,” she said. “He was an extremely kind soul, a very great male. He passed away a hero.”
Colton Haab, a 17-year-old junior who had a close relationship with Feis, told CNN he saw the coach running toward the noises of gunshots.
“That’s Coach Feis. He wants to make certain everybody is safe prior to himself,” Haab said.
“(He) made certain everybody else’s requirements were met before his own. He was a tough worker. He worked after school, on the weekends, mowing yards, just assisting as many people as possible,” Haab added.
Chad Lyons, a trainee and football gamer, stated Feis was there for him when Lyons was going through leukemia treatments.
“He directed me through them. He would send me prayers. He would send me Bible scripts and simply stuff to comfort my day. Amusing memes,” Lyons said.
“He was simply an incredible person to be led on and taught by, and I’m grateful sufficient to even be in his existence, just going through high school.”
[Related: A timeline of the Florida school shooting through a student’s frightened tweets] Jaime Guttenberg Jaime, 14, was amongst the victims, according to a Facebook post by her daddy, Fred. “My heart is broken. Yesterday, Jennifer Bloom Guttenberg and I lost our baby woman to a violent shooting at her school. We lost our child and my son Jesse Guttenberg lost his sister.
“I am broken as I write this attempting to figure out how my household gets through this. We value all the calls and messages and we apologize for not reacting to everybody individually,” he included. “Hugs to all and hold your kids tight.”
Skidmore College, where Fred Guttenberg went to, released a statement stating their hearts head out to Jaime’s moms and dads and others impacted by the tragedy.
“There truly are no words to lessen the suffering that the households of victims are feeling at this minute, but perhaps knowing that we stand with them can provide some small step of solace,” the college said.
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] Chris Hixon Hixon, the athletic director for Stoneman Douglas High School, has actually been reported dead, according to Denise Lehtio, the interactions director with the school’s varsity and junior university football program. Lehtio told CNN that the football coach at Douglas informed her Hixon was shot and killed.
In a post on Facebook by Erin Crane-State Farm Agent, Hixon can be seen at his retirement ceremony being saluted by his son.Martin Duque
Martin Duque was another victim in the school shooting. Visualized on the right, Duque’s death was validated by his bro on Thursday.
His sibling said in an Instagram post that “words can not explain my discomfort. I like bro Martin you’ll be missed out on buddy [sic]” He ended up the post by stating he knows his bro “remains in a much better place. Duques permanently man I love you junior!!! R.I.P Martin Duque!”
16-year-old Carmen Schentrup’s death was verified by her cousin, Matt Brandow, in a Facebook post.”With an extremely heavy heart, my precious cousin Carmen just died in the Parkland Highschool shooting today. I’m in a daze today. I feel a million feelings. Smh. Please wish her and our family. I remain in shock today. #RIPCarmen,” he composed.
He even wrote her a letter in the post, telling her:
You visited my sibling and I two weeks ago since you wished to go to UW. I asked you, you like the rain??? She’s 16 by the way!!! She addresses, I hate sweating in the humid Florida weather condition. That’s when I understood you were perfect for Washington. Since I was never developed for it but hey, I have actually been living here for 31 years! What do I know??? Right?
I like you with all my heart and I’m going to miss you every single living day. I would change places with you in a 2nd.
Rest In Peace Carmen, you were the smartest and most intelligible 16 year old I’ve ever fulfilled! You will be remembered permanently.
I love you so much!!! I still can’t think it???????? I love you a lot! Love,
Joaquin Oliver’s death was confirmed by his cousin on Thursday, via Facebook and Twitter. During the shooting, Oliver’s sibling, Andrea Ghersi, asked for help on Facebook in order to discover her missing bro.
Oliver’s cousin, Javier Lovera,
tweeted about his passing on Thursday.Gina Montalto The 14-year-old teenager was confirmed dead by her loved ones on social media. She participated in the school’s winter guard team.
Alyssa, 14, was a trainee at Stoneman Douglas and a soccer player for Parkland Travel Soccer.
Lori Alhadeff, Alyssa’s mother, told HLN she dropped her child off at school Wednesday and stated “I enjoy you.” When Lori Alhadeff found out about the shooting, she hustled to school, but was far too late.
“I knew at that point she was gone. I felt it in my heart,” she stated. “Alyssa was a beautiful, wise, gifted, successful, awesome, incredible soccer gamer. You’ll be significantly missed out on, Alyssa. We love you so much. You’ll constantly, always remain in our hearts.”
“Alyssa Alhadeff was a liked and well-respected member of our club and neighborhood,” Parkland Travel Soccer stated on Facebook. “Alyssa will be considerably missed.”
Alyssa likewise attended Camp Coleman, a Jewish sleepaway summertime camp.
“On behalf of the whole Coleman neighborhood, we offer genuine condolences and prayers for comfort to Alyssa’s friends and family. Might Alyssa’s memory permanently be for a true blessing,” the camp said on Facebook.
A 2nd cousin, Ariella Del Quaglio, posted on Facebook once Alhadeff’s death was confirmed.Scott Beigel Beigel, a geography instructor, was killed as he aimed to usher students back into his class when the shooting broke out.
Kelsey Pal, among Beigel’s students, told CNN in an emotional interview that he was shot outside the classroom door which he saved her life.
“Mr. Beigel was my hero and he still will permanently be my hero. I will never forget the actions that he considered me and for fellow trainees in the class,” Good friend said. “I am alive today because of him.”
She stated the instructor was an amazing individual and his memory would reside on with her.
“If I might see him today … I ‘d give him a huge teddy bear to state thank you. But, regrettably, I can’t do that,” she said.
Beigel, 35, was also a therapist at Camp Starlight in Pennsylvania, which called him a “buddy and hero” on Facebook.Peter Wang Peter Wang
was a 15-year-old student who held the door open up to conserve other students but was killed in the shooting, his cousin, Aaron Chen confirmed on Twitter. This is 15 years of age Peter Wang. He was in the school’s ROTC program. He held the door open for other students so they might leave. His cousin said”He wasn’t supposded to pass away. He was supposed to grow old with me.“Wang passed away yesterday while saving others. #GunReformNow pic.twitter.com/2c47yzL0ad!.?.!— Simar (@sahluwal)
February 15, 2018 The complete tweet checks out: “This is 15-year-old Peter Wang. He was in the school’s ROTC program. He held the door open for other trainees so they might leave. His cousin stated ‘He wasn’t supposded to die. He was expected to grow old with me.’ Wang passed away yesterday while conserving others.”
Alex Schachter validated dead by among her former trainers and by the Congregation Beth Am in Longwood on Facebook. She was a marching band student.Alaina Petty Petty’s household said she was dynamic and identified. She had actually volunteered after Hurricane Irma struck Florida in September.
“Alaina loved to serve,” the statement from her family said.
She was likewise a part of the “Helping Hands” program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
“While we will not have the opportunity to see her mature and end up being the remarkable female we understand she would become, we are keeping an everlasting viewpoint,” her household stated.
Alaina, 14, was likewise a member of the junior ROTC at her school, a leadership program taught by retired Army personnel.Cara Loughran Cara Loughran
‘s death was verified by a therapist at her church on Facebook.Meadow Pollack
, 18, had actually been accepted at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Spokeswoman Jamie D’Aria said: “Meadow was a lovely girl, who had plenty of energy. We were very much looking forward to having her join our neighborhood in the fall. “
Buddies and family published on Facebook about exactly what a wonderful individual she was and calling Pollack their “gorgeous angel.”
Pollack, 18, had actually been accepted at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Spokesperson Jamie D’Aria said: “Meadow was a beautiful girl, who was full of energy. We were quite anticipating having her join our neighborhood in the fall.”
Ramsey’s cousin Sefena Cooper explained her as soft-spoken however likewise clever and a go-getter.
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Info for this short article was supplied by the Miami Herald, BBC, and CNN.