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Student Memorial Tree Planning Set for April 21

April 13, 2022

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University's Inter-Hall Council will host its annual tree planting ceremony to honor students who have passed away during over the past academic year.

A tree is planted and dedicated in honor of the students who have been lost. In addition to the students' families, IHC is extending an invitation to students, faculty and staff to honor their loved ones. Students being honored at this year's ceremony include Angela Layton and James Lines.

This year's Tree Planting Ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 21 in the tree grove on the west side of Sherman Hall. The ceremony will be followed by a brief reception in the Corbin/Olson E-Classroom.

For more information about the event, contact Assistant Director of Residence Life Greta Dieter at

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