Kerrigan Brandon, a 15-year-old Roosevelt High School student, died Feb. 13 after overdosing on prescription drugs.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Carla Harting said students were never told they couldn't fundraise to help another student's family.
Wyandotte school superintendent Carla Harting said a recent TV news report regarding Roosevelt High School students being forbidden from raising money at school to help the family of another student is false. Friends of 15-year-old Kerrigan Brandon told WJBK-TV Fox 2 that they were barred from selling wristbands and T-shirts at Roosevelt because school leaders said the attention could glorify drug use. Kerrigan had been hospitalized in a coma at Mott's Children Hospital in Ann Arbor since overdosing on a cocktail of prescription drugs on Jan. 12. The teen died Wednesday. While the students said their fundraising efforts were shot down, Harting said that's not the case. "They were told they had to follow the policy, but were never told they…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Kerrigan Brandon's memorial service is set for Feb. 21 at Nixon Funeral Home in Wyandotte.
A 15-year-old Roosevelt High School student known to her friends as "Kear Bear" has died. Kerrigan Brandon died Wednesday at Mott's Children Hospital in Ann Arbor, where she had been hospitalized in a coma since overdosing on a cocktail of prescription drugs on Jan. 12. Her mother, Michele Rydlicki, said the teen will always be her Valentine. "You are the most beautiful angel in heaven," Michele wrote on a Facebook page she created for her daughter. "I'm sure being with God is better than any valentine! I love you baby girl." More than 1,000 people have "liked" the Facebook page and have rallied behind the teen. "May God bless your precious angel," Rhonda 'Roni' Gutierrez wrote. "May you find peace in knowing that the Lord is wrapping his …