UPDATE: Statements from TJC, Trinity Mother Frances, and Anderson family released
POSTED: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 6:22pm
UPDATED: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 9:09pm
NEW CHAPEL HILL -
Tyler Junior College provides the statement below on the death of student Amanda Anderson. The College will also observe a moment of silence at the annual Founders' Day Memorial ceremony tomorrow morning at 7:30 and at the beginning of the TJC vs. Navarro Homecoming football game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose
Stadium Saturday night.
"The entire TJC family is shocked and saddened by this tragedy. We ask for prayers and thoughts for the family, students and TJC faculty and staff who knew Amanda. We are a family in grief today for the loss of this young life."
"We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Amanda. We ask that everyone respect our request to grieve privately. We ask for your prayers for strength."
- The Family of Amanda Anderson
"All of us at Trinity Mother Frances are devastated by the horrible tragedy of the death of Amanda Anderson. Amanda was part of the Trinity Mother Frances family. We are grieving with the family and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this very difficult time." - John Moore, public information officer, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics.