On Friday, September 15th, 2017, teachers, students, parents, staff, and family members honored the memory of Dylan Bland.
Dylan was a student at Taylor County Middle School from 2015 - 2017. He was a member of the TCMS Football Team, TCMS Choir, and enjoyed playing the piano.
TCMS Principal, Ms. Danita Johnson, welcomed everyone to the ceremony. Kaylea Neely, an 8th grade student, led the prayer and was followed by the TCMS Choir singing “Seasons of Love,” in memory of Dylan. Whitney Houchens, a close friend to Dylan, spoke of happy memories that she shares with him. The ceremony ended with the TCMS Football Team paying their respects to Mr. and Mrs. Bland.
In Dylan’s honor, the middle school has planted a Weeping Cherry Tree in front of the school. The plaque displays Dylan’s name, a football, and musical notes.
Taylor County Middle School and Taylor County School District will continue to think about Dylan’s family and friends and we will never forget our memories of Dylan.