Above, Neil Heslin, whose son Jesse McCord Lewis was a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman at the second annual Jesse Lewis Memorial Fund-raiser.
Heslin is a 1981 Shelton High School graduate, and last year his classmates decided to create a scholarship fund in memory of Jesse that will annually benefit a graduating senior at Shelton High.
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The first scholarship was presented in June to Carly Seamon, who now attends Duke University.
This year’s fund-raising event Oct. 25 at the Stone Barn in Monroe raised an additional $5,000, and included auction items such as an African safari, golf memorabilia, concert tickets, and goodie baskets.