West County Mourning The Loss Of A Student

(Leadwood) The West County School District is mourning the loss of one of it’s students. Katlynn Newhouse was a 17-year-old junior at West County. Principal Levi Rawson he knew her well.

Rawson says they’re also offering grief support to students this week.

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday night to honor the memory of Katlynn Newhouse. Rawson says the turnout was incredible.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday morning at 11 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Park Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Katlynn Newhouse Memorial Fund to help pay for funeral expenses and to help build a scholarship fund.