Peers Remember Hunter Conner After Deadly Snowboarding Accident

Peers Remember Hunter Conner After Deadly Snowboarding Accident

Students and staff at Columbia Middle School are honoring the memory of a 14-year old who died in a snowboarding accident at Ski Bluewood over the weekend.

The school set up a memory board for Hunter Conner in the front hallway.

Students wrote notes and poems for Hunter to show support for him and his family.

The ground in front of the school is littered with sayings written in sidewalk chalk reading “Hunter will live in this school forever” and “RIP Hunter Conner”

Principal Mike Taylor said Hunter was a very well liked kid.

He loved to hunt and fish, played sportd all year round and was a huge Seahawks fan.

On Januaray 19th Hunter posted on his facebook page, “Superbowl here we come! Seahawks vs Broncos.”

Yesterday after Hunter passed away his friend Nathan Gradin posted, “Their gonna win it for you Hunter I love you man watch over us please! Went over to your house and gave everyone a big hug for ya. They miss you. We all do. Were gonna be alright though have fun up their kid I’ll see you soon little brother.”

According to Ski Bluewood the ski patrol found Hunter around 12:15 at the top of the Country Road trail.

At that point Hunter was lying on the ground concious and able to communicate his condition.

Hunter was transfered to Columbia County Hospital an hour later, where he later passed away.

Columbia Middle School is honoring Hunter with a spirit week.

Every day this week student willl dress up in the theme of something that was important to Hunter.