Archbishop Molloy High School will host a memorial event that will celebrate the life of one of its beloved late alumnae. Karina Vetrano, a member of the school’s first coed graduating class in 2004, was tragically killed in August 2016 while on her routine jog in Howard Beach, Queens. Molloy, with the support of the Vetrano family and friends of Karina, will remember her with a vigil and relay walk/run event beginning June 23rd and concluding June 24th, 2017.
Participants can begin on 6/23 as early as 8:00pm or sign up for a different time to begin their relay. The relay will take place overnight and conclude at 9:30am the following morning.
Molloy alumni, friends, and members of the school and greater Queens communities are invited to participate in this celebration, which will highlight Karina’s vibrancy and passion for life.
The event schedule is as follows:
8:00pm – Beginning of relay walk/run
Overnight – New participants begin their walk/run each hour through the night and early morning
9:30am – Conclusion of relay walk/run
10:00am – Catholic Mass
11:00am – Brunch
12:00pm – Marist Brothers to dedicate of permanent memorial in honor of Karina
The Karina Vetrano Memorial Scholarship
Money will also be raised to help Molloy establish the Karina Vetrano Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships for deserving young women who are entering Molloy in her memory. For more information, please contact the Archbishop Molloy High School Stanner Alumni Center at (718) 441-9210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.