Sunny View Elementary plants tree in honor of former principal Howell

Published 11:24 pm Monday, November 16, 2009

Sunny View Elementary students and staff held a memorial service recently for Principal Rick Howell, who passed away after a long battle with cancer. Girl Scout troop 800, which planted a crepe myrtle in Howells honor in a front corner of the school grounds, led the ceremony. The Troop will maintain the tree as part of its service projects. Above, students and Principal Kevin Weis share favorite memories of Mr. Howell during the ceremony. Afterward, students released balloons and hung memory tags on the crepe myrtle in honor of Mr. Howell.

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