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06/24/17 1:35pm

One by one the 346 graduates of Riverhead’s Class of 2017 walked across the podium inside Riverhead High School’s gymnasium Saturday morning. They smiled, waved toward gleaming parents in the bleachers and posed for photos with their diplomas.

Finally, only two names remained. READ

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T-shirt were also on sale to benefit the scholarship.

Tony Lawrence’s former lacrosse players held a fundraiser at Digger’s on Thursday to establish a scholarship in Danielle Lawrence’s memory. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)

Digger’s Ales N’ Eats in Riverhead was packed during a fundraiser Thursday night to establish a scholarship in Danielle Lawrence’s memory.

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A candlelight vigil was held in Wading River on Monday to honor 17-year-old Danielle Lawrence. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)

A candlelight vigil was held in Wading River on Monday to honor 17-year-old Danielle Lawrence. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)

Riverhead High School sophomore Amaya Coach knew Danielle Lawrence since the third grade.

On Monday, Amaya broke down in front of a group of about 70 people and told them how much she loved her friend, who was killed the night before in an apparent double-murder suicide.

“She shouldn’t have died the way she did,” Amaya said, after placing a small stuffed teddy bear in the snow.

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Danielle Lawrence (Facebook)

Danielle Lawrence (Credit: Facebook)

Teachers at Riverhead High School remember Danielle Lawrence as a kind, sweet and talented girl who always had a smile on her face.

“She was the type of student that you wish you can have 10 of them just like her in your class,” said math teacher Athena Angerhauser. (more…)