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Agawam High Mourns Death of Student

AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) — Grief counselors are on-hand for faculty, staff, and students after the unexpected death of a high school student over the weekend.

Agawam’s interim Superintendent of Schools William Sapelli tells abc40 and FOX 6 that his office received a call Sunday from the Agawam Police Department indicating that a student in the school district had passed away.  He would not comment on how the student died.

Sapelli would only say that it was a high school student, and that out of respect for the family, the student’s name is not officially being released at this time.

Agawam Police Lt. Richard Light confirmed that there is an investigation underway into the student’s death, but he declined to release any additional information.

If anyone is in need of counseling, Agawam High School Principal Steve Lemanski says people can contact:

Agawam High School Counseling: (413) 821-0527

Behavioral Health Network: (413) 733-6661

Carson Center: (413) 568-6386



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