Tag: Chris Hixon

Olympic Heights High school freshman Jacob Weiner poses with his first place medal at the second annual Chris Hixon Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Weiner crossed the finish line first with a time of 20:17.4. Photo by Elama Ali

Second annual Chris Hixon Memorial Walk raises money for student athletic scholarships

On Saturday, Feb. 15, the second annual Chris Hixon Memorial 5K Run/Walk was held at Charnow Park located in Hollywood, Florida. This event was coordinated by Debbi Hixon, wife of Chris Hixon: the athletic director, coach and campus monitor who lost his life at Marjory […]

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Corey Hixon runs excitedly to hug "Military Makeover" co-host Art Edmonds after his renovated house is revealed to him on Friday, Dec. 13. Photo by Darian Williams

Lifetime TV’s “Military Makeover” transforms the Hixons’ home

Chris Hixon, a United States Navy veteran and the former athletic director and wrestling coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, passed away during the tragedy on Feb. 14, 2018, leaving his wife, Debra Hixon, and two sons, Corey and Thomas Hixon, behind. He selflessly […]

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Guest Speaker from Travis Manion foundation talks about the importance of character Photo by Dara Jaffe

Travis Manion Foundation assembly shows students the importance of character

On Thursday, Oct. 10,  Tom Hixon came to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School from the Travis Manion foundation. This foundation is known for encouraging veterans and  victims‘ families to develop positive character traits to help future generations.  Travis Manion was killed by a sniper in […]

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Runners sign #Hixonstrong banner to show their support. Photo By: Samantha Goldblum

Race takes place in Coach Hixon’s honor

On Nov. 3, 2018, Sallarulo annual Race for Champions Special Olympics took place at Nova Southeastern University. The event is the 12th annual 5K run and walk, which was attended by an estimated 400 people and dedicated to Chris Hixon. Sallarulo Race for Champions was […]

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Violent shooting occurs at MSD, killing 17 and wounding 17

Violent shooting occurs at MSD, killing 17 and wounding 17

*Story is co-written by Nikhita Nookala and Christy Ma* Valentine’s Day was a day of love, passion and friendships as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School celebrated Feb. 14, 2018 with carnations and teddy bears. It was not until nearly the end of the school day […]

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