Following the untimely death of a student in the 10th year at Emporia High, the school district is now providing emotional support to the neighborhood.
The Emporia Gazette reported that Kari and Eric Hess’s daughter Allison died on Thursday. They claim that the details of her death have not been made public.
The community relations manager for USD 253, Lyndel Landgren, issued a statement expressing the district’s sympathy for the family.
Landgren added, “Early this evening, we were informed that Allison Hess, a 10th-grade student at Emporia High School, had passed away. “The Hess family has our sincere sympathies during this trying time. We have implemented a plan for the schools to deal with this tragic incident geared toward supporting our faculty and staff.
The family has not provided any information on funeral services. Everyone is expressing sympathy, paying tribute, missing, and remembering her, including her friends and relatives.
Allison attended the school and was in the tenth grade. According to KVOE, USD 253 will provide counseling services to students and staff at Emporia High School from 8 am to 3 pm on Friday and for the rest of the week.
She was compassionate and loving, always willing to lend a hand to those in need. Allison was a wonderful person with a bright smile who constantly tried to make things simple for other people. She was everyone’s favorite and the sweetest of all the siblings. She always comforts and respects others.