Winchester, Kentucky, is mourning the tragic loss of 17-year-old Ryan Phelps, a senior at George Rogers Clark High School (GRC), who passed away on Saturday following a devastating farm accident. The tight-knit community is grappling with the profound sorrow of losing a young and promising individual.
Ryan Phelps, described as a GRC senior, succumbed to injuries sustained in the farm accident. The exact details surrounding the tragic incident were not disclosed in the reports, leaving the community in shock and grief.
Clark County Public Schools conveyed the heartbreaking news, expressing deep condolences to Ryan’s family. The school district reached out to the family to offer support, and the family granted permission to share this message with the broader community.
The message acknowledges the significant impact of this unspeakable tragedy on the entire school district community, especially the high school student body. In response, counselors and community grief response professionals will be available for as long as necessary to support students and anyone in need of assistance.
Clark County Public Schools emphasizes its commitment to the social and emotional well-being of its students, urging those who may be struggling to reach out for help. The coming days and weeks are expected to be extremely challenging, but the school district pledges to provide ongoing support.
As the community navigates through this difficult time, the school district assures that whatever support is needed will be extended for as long as necessary. The heartfelt condolences of the Clark County Public Schools family are extended to the Phelps family and all those who knew and loved Ryan.