Lee’s Summit North High School students wanted to show their support and bring awareness to suicide prevention, so during a high school football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, students dressed in purple, released purple balloons at kickoff, and observed a moment of silence for 17-year-old Gemesha Thomas, a North senior who had died by suicide the day before after shooting herself inside the high school.
Lee’s Summit North High School students wanted to show their support and bring awareness to suicide prevention, so during a high school football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, students dressed in purple, released purple balloons at kickoff, and observed a moment of silence for 17-year-old Gemesha Thomas, a North senior who had died by suicide the day before after shooting herself inside the high school. File photo
Lee’s Summit North High School students wanted to show their support and bring awareness to suicide prevention, so during a high school football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, students dressed in purple, released purple balloons at kickoff, and observed a moment of silence for 17-year-old Gemesha Thomas, a North senior who had died by suicide the day before after shooting herself inside the high school. File photo

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