By Ashley DeLeon– Executive Editor

The College community gathered at 7 p.m. last Tuesday for a candlelight vigil to commemorate the death of George Floyd. This came hours after the Minnesota state court convicted Derek Chauvin on three counts of murder. Students, faculty and staff members stood in silence for nine minutes and 29 seconds, the exact amount of time Derek Chauvin’s knee was placed on Floyd’s neck. 

Fr. Michael Carter led the vigil with an address to the community, beginning with a prayer and then a personal reflection. Watch more at defender.smcvt.edu/multimedia

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