UNION, KY (FOX19) - A donation to the Boone County Animal Shelter was given Monday afternoon in the memory of a Ryle High School student who passed away last February.
$500 was raised by members of the Ryle Student Ambassador Program in the memory of fellow student Karen Kappelman. Kappleman died in February from hypothermia and alcohol intoxication.
Students presented the money to the director of the Boone County Animal Shelter during a special ceremony in the Ryle High School Library.
Karen's mother was also present at the ceremony.
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