By: Sharon Aron Baron
In an unspeakable tragedy that took the lives a football coach, an athletic director, a social studies teacher and 14 students, a community is now in mourning.
The City of Parkland held a vigil to honor the 17 victims of the massacre that occurred when classes for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were almost finished for the day.
Sheriff Scott Israel released the names of the victims and asked for privacy for the families:
Carmen Schentrup, 16, Parkland
Meadow Pollack, 18, Parkland
Peter Wang, 15, Parkland
Nicholas Dworet, 17, Coral Springs
Jaime Guttenberg, 14, Parkland
Christopher Hixon, 49, Hollywood
Aaron Feis, 37, Coral Springs
Luke Hoyer, 15, Parkland
Alaina Petty, 14, Parkland
Martin Duque Anguiano 14, Parkland
Alyssa Alhadeff, 14, Parkland
Helena Ramsey, 17, Coral Springs
Scott Beigel 35, Coral Springs
Joaquin Oliver 17, Coral Springs
Cara Loughran, 14, Coral Springs
Gina Montalto, 14, Parkland
Alexander Schachter, 14, Coral Springs
Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Parkland Talk. She has been covering Parkland news since 2012. Parkland Talk was created to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Parkland.