A son remembered

Mother of late student marks 10th anniversary of his hazing death

Debbie Smith, mother of the late Matthew Carrington, takes part in a candlelight vigil that marched through the campus neighborhood to the downtown City Plaza Monday, Feb. 2, marking the 10th anniversary of Carrington’s death due to a fraternity hazing ritual. Smith has helped create a nonprofit group called the AHA! Movement (Anti-Hazing Awareness) to bring to light the dangers of the rituals often used during initiation into a fraternity. Learn more about the organization at <a href="http://facebook.com/ahamovement">facebook.com/ahamovement</a>.

Debbie Smith, mother of the late Matthew Carrington, takes part in a candlelight vigil that marched through the campus neighborhood to the downtown City Plaza Monday, Feb. 2, marking the 10th anniversary of Carrington’s death due to a fraternity hazing ritual. Smith has helped create a nonprofit group called the AHA! Movement (Anti-Hazing Awareness) to bring to light the dangers of the rituals often used during initiation into a fraternity. Learn more about the organization at facebook.com/ahamovement.

PHOTO by brittany Waterstradt