Prayer vigil honors Wiley students
September 15, 2021
HAXTUN SENIOR Allie Thompson helps students Aeris Evanson, middle, and Serenity Dick, left, light their candles during a prayer vigil for students at Wiley High School. Originally, Haxtun was slated to take on Wiley in a football game at Adam Wernsman Field but a tragic accident claimed the lives of four Wiley students and critically injured a fifth just two nights before.
In place of the game, Haxtun Schools and the community came together to help raise funds for the families affected by the accident in Powers County with a dinner and silent auction. At dusk, Pastor Jeri Soens led stud...