Spanish Fort students honor friend’s legacy with “go gold” events


ON THE EASTERN SHORE.. A GROUP OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IS CARRYING ON THE LEGACY OF THEIR FRIEND WHO PASSED AWAY FROM CANCER. CAROLINE BARRY DIED ON THANKSGIVING DAY. IT’S CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, AND HER FRIENDS WANT THE WHOLE COUNTY — AND BEYOND, TO “GO GOLD.” NEWS 5’S BRIANNA HOLLIS HAS THE DETAILS FROM SPANISH FORT. BRI: THE GIRLS HAVE DUBBED THEMSELVES “CAROLINE’S CREW”. AND THEIR MISSION STARTS HERE ON THE VOLLEYBALL COURT.. WHERE THEY SPENT SO MUCH TIME WITH BERRY. “She would have been a senior with us this year, so we have all of our senior banners, and then we have Caroline’s banner. It says “our guardian angel” because no matter where she is, we know she’s with us.” AS HER FRIENDS COPE WITH LIFE ON CAMPUS WITHOUT HER. THEY TAKE HER COLOR.. AND HER NAME EVERYWHERE THEY GO. UNTIL THE VERY END, CAROLINE WAS A FIERCE ADVOCATE FOR MAKING SURE NO OTHER KID WOULD HAVE TO GO THROUGH WHAT SHE DID. TAKE SUPER – CORINNE STANTON, SENIOR”Throughout Caroline’s fight she was just so supportive of all of us, despite what she was going through. And that always really stood out to me. GOLD IS THE COLOR FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. HER FRIENDS ARE MAKING SURE THAT COLOR IS DISPLAYED LOUD AND asking that every student, teacher, staff and parent. In fact all employees, to wear yellow, to honor those that are fighting.” AND THE GIRLS WANT TO SPREAD THIS MESSAGE EVEN FURTHER. PAST SEPTEMBER, AND PAST BALDWIN COUNTY. NATS: We challenge YOU to go gold this year.” BRI: TO LEARN ABOUT THE SEVERAL OTHER EVENTS THE GIRLS HAVE PLANNED IN CAROLINE’S HONOR, YOU CAN VISIT OUR WEBSITE. REPORTING AT SPANISH FORT HIGH SCHOOL, BRIANNA HOLLIS, WKRG NEWS 5. BRIANNA HOLLIS, WKRG NEWS 5. NEW AT 6:30– MEMBERS OF THE STATE TRANSPORTATION

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