The school district says that a middle school principal in Wake County died at work on Monday.
Karen Sinders died unexpectedly on November 21 at Lufkin Road Middle School, where she was the principal.
No further subtleties have been delivered about her reason for death.
In memory of her, the Apex Town Hall’s water tower was illuminated in red on Tuesday.Mayor Jacques Gilbert claimed that she was a community beacon of light.
“It has truly influenced me and individuals from this local area, since we’re a very close local area,” Gilbert said. “She is very humble, happy, and enthusiastic about her job as principal. She instills values in her students and ensures that they are a part of this community.”
Gilbert and Sinders worked on the Apex Public School Foundation together.”She was a leader who had a huge impact on the school and the community as a whole.The staff and students at Lufkin Middle School will greatly miss her.A message from the school district said, “Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this time of loss.”
Students and staff will have access to counselors and other support staff whenever they need them.
According to the school district, students should be “anxious, sad, fearful, angry, or vulnerable.”In an effort to provide families with better support during this trying time, the district also formed a partnership with Transitions GriefCare.