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Herkimer County students participate in unveiling of Gregory B. Jarvis memorial

May 3, 2019



Students standing on stage with Jarvis memorial statue



Students from across Herkimer County joined NASA, local officials and more on Friday, May 3, to unveil a memorial to 1962 Mohawk High School graduate Gregory B. Jarvis, who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion on Jan. 28, 1986.

Below are links to local media coverage of the event:

Observer-Dispatch and Times Telegram story: https://www.uticaod.com/news/20190503/memorial-to-challenger-astronaut-jarvis-unveiled and https://www.timestelegram.com/news/20190503/memorial-to-challenger-astronaut-jarvis-unveiled

WKTV: https://www.wktv.com/content/news/Mohawk-Graduate-Jarvis-honored-509450491.html

WUTR: https://www.cnyhomepage.com/news/remembering-space-shuttle-challenger/1976970463

Spectrum News: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2019/05/03/memorial-unveiled-for-herkimer-county-native-killed-in-challenger-tragedy