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Monday, November 3, 2014

From the weekend: Seymour teen who touched the lives of many dies at 17 of cancer

By Keldy Ortiz
Register Staff
SEYMOUR >> Nina Poeta, a Seymour High School senior who touched the lives of many in the community as she battled cancer, has died, according to her school.
She was 17.
Rich Kearns, director of security for Seymour Public Schools, said Poeta passed during the overnight hours Saturday. Kearns said grief counseling will be made available at the high school both Sunday and Monday.
“Our Valley Community has all joined together as one community over the past year to offer support and comfort as Seymour High School student Nina Poeta fought “strong” through her battle with cancer,” Kearns said in a release.

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