Grief counselors were on hand at Hall High School after a student collapsed and died at football practice.
Emergency workers were unable to revive Daniel Lule, 17, after he passed out on the practice field at the school in Spring Valley, Illinois on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. It was the first official day of practice for athletes at the school.
Hall High School officials posted this statement on the school web site following Lule’s death:
The Hall High School community suffered a tragic loss on August 8th when Red Devil student and football player Daniel Lule died. It is a very sad day for Hall High School. The thoughts and prayers of the entire Hall High School community go out to the Lule family. Daniel was a wonderful young man who was a Red Devil through and through. He will be greatly missed by the entire Hall High School family, especially his friends and teammates.
Hall High School will provide grief counselors at the school at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 9th in the auditorium and Friday, August 10th at 8:00 am in the library, to help students, parents and friends deal with their thoughts and feelings associated with the loss of Daniel.
Please keep Daniel and the Lule family in your thoughts and prayers.