Brett Elliott

Peoria Public Radio News
4:13 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

PHS plants a tree for Darnell Hunter

PHS Principal Brett Elliott, students and others gather at the tree planting remembering Darnell Hunter
Credit Tanya Koonce / WCBU

  A Flowering Pear Tree stands in front of Peoria High School in memory of Darnell Hunter. The 18 year old PHS Senior died February 20th. A group of his classmates created a scholarship in Hunter’s name and turned out for the tree planning today complements of Sheridan Road Nursery. Principal Brett Elliott says the tree and the Darnell Hunter month of peace are fitting for his memory and the culture-shift undertaken at the school in the last two years.

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