Soldier honored by alma mater

November 5, 2009 4:14:34 PM PST
On Thursday, students and staff at Brother Rice High School honored a suburban soldier killed in Afghanistan.Patriot Guard Riders escorted the body of Army Specialist Jared Stanker past the school today. Stanker was one of seven soldiers killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb last month.

The students, teachers and staff members lined the sidewalks as the procession went past.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday and a funeral mass for Saturday.