“Relay Night Honoring Lily Clinger, Fairborn High School Student Killed in Crash”

By | July 19, 2023



Fairborn City Schools in Ohio will be hosting a relay night to honor Lily Clinger, a high school student who tragically lost her life in a car accident last year. The event, titled “Relay Night for Lily Clinger,” will take place at the Fairmont High School track in Kettering.

Lily Clinger, a 17-year-old student at Fairborn High School, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on December 16 on Dayton-Xenia Road and Trebein Road. Her family expressed their wishes to have a tree or rock with a plaque placed in the park where the Fairborn Skyhawks train, as a way to remember Lily.

The relay night aims to bring the community together to celebrate Lily’s life and raise awareness about the importance of safe driving. The event is open to the public, and gates will open at 6 p.m., with the relay starting at 7 p.m.

Relay events are often organized to promote teamwork, endurance, and camaraderie among participants. They typically involve teams of runners taking turns to complete a set distance. In this case, the relay night will serve as a way to remember Lily and show support for her family.

The tragic loss of a young life serves as a reminder of the need for responsible and cautious driving. By organizing this event, Fairborn City Schools hopes to raise awareness about the importance of safe driving practices and prevent similar accidents from happening in the future.

Community members, friends, and classmates of Lily Clinger are encouraged to attend the relay night and show their support. It will be an opportunity to come together as a community, remember Lily’s spirit, and send a powerful message about the importance of road safety..