Homewood-Flossmoor High School student Arielle Terry died Nov. 26 after a brief bout with a recent illness.
Terry recently transferred to H-F High School from Shepard High School in Palos, where she was an Air Force JROTC leader. Arielle was a part of the colorguard for the year-end JROTC awards ceremony. She received two awards at the July ceremony. The first, called the Daughters of the American Revolution Award, was for "dependability and good character, discipline, and leadership." The second, a Veterans of Foreign Wars Award, was given to her for "dependability and good character, discipline, and leadership."
While at Shepard, she picked up the nickname "Hard Core."
“She was extremely bright—college-bound,” said district spokesperson Jodi Bryant. “She wanted to lead and she wanted to serve. (Arielle) was well-liked by everyone.”
Services for Arielle have yet to be announced.
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