While Braedon Hyland went to , the at Woodbury.
“It was hard,” said Clare Shaw, 18, a senior. “Seeing that affected us all, even though we didn’t go to the same school.”
A multi-sport athlete at East Ridge, Hyland .
The fundraiser was a regular event of the WHS community outreach class, which also raised money for the Woodbury-based food shelf on Friday.
Walker Hyland, Braedon’s brother, was on hand for Friday's event. He said it was nice to see his brother’s friends again and watch students enjoy a dunk tank and obstacle course set up at the high school.
“It’s pretty awesome that everyone gets together for this,” he said.
Shaw, enrolled in the community outreach class, said she has gotten to know the Hyland family and was glad her fellow classmates could help Sicbuddy. (The foundation’s name comes from a phrase Braedon would often use, Walker said.)
Theresa Von Ruden, a Woodbury High School teacher, founded the community outreach class at Woodbury more than a decade ago. The students volunteer at various spots in Woodbury—nursing homes, schools or with the city, she said.
“It’s been amazing,” Von Ruden, said.