Manor High School recognizes February 15 as Amaryon Collins Day in honor of a student who died in a shooting

Amarion Collins was killed on January 19 while leaving the parking lot at Menara High School.

Portsmouth, Virginia (WAVY) – A Manor High School student who was killed for gun violence last month was honored Tuesday night by school officials.

At the school’s senior evening, Portsmouth School Board Vice President Leikish Atkinson presented a plaque commemorating Amorion Collins’ mother marking February 15, Amorion Collins Day at Manor High School.

Amarion Collins was killed on Jan. 19 while leaving the parking lot at Manor High School. Collins played football and basketball at Manor High and was known as a solid student who made people smile.

Three people are charged with his murder: 19-year-old Melvon Parker, 18-year-old Quandel Glenn and a minor. Each of them is accused of first-degree murder, use of firearms, conspiracy to commit murder and firearms on the school grounds.

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