ARCADIA, Ind. – Hamilton Heights School Corporation was scheduled to have a prom on Saturday night, but before 7 PM on Saturday, the school canceled the prom after receiving news of two students who died in an accident on their way. Prom
Director Derek Arrowood wrote a message to the family who shared the sad news.
“We are contacting to share that there was an accident involving Hamilton Heights students on their way to prom,”; Arrowwood said. “It is deeply sorrowful and deeply moved that we are informed that two students involved in this accident have died from their injuries.”
Arrowood said all scheduled prom activities have been canceled.The school company will have grief counselors and faith-based community members at the Elite Banquet Center in Kokomo and Hamilton Heights High School Media Center.
“We ask that you keep the families affected by this tragic accident in your thoughts and prayers,” Arrowood said in a message to the family.