From darkness to light: Candlelight Vigil emphasizes resilience

The Appalachian State University LGBT Center held its fourth annual Candlelight Vigil on Monday to honor those who have committed suicide as the result of bullying.

Approximately 90 people gathered on Sanford Mall for the event.

Dean of students J.J. Brown, SGA President Dylan Russell and Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson spoke on bullying and fair treatment, as well as the night’s theme of resilience.

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