She died when she was hit by a train near Cromwell last week.
Tonight a suicide prevention meeting was held at Wawasee high school.
"I think some students feel angry about the death and they struggle to understand why someone would do such a thing," said Christina Bolden, assistant director of the
Kalee Skagss, a freshman at Wawasee high school died last week after she was hit by a train. A grieving community came together tonight to discuss why suicide happens and how to prevent it. Wawasee high school principal Don Harman says taking an active role in your Childs life is the first step.
"I think first and foremost to be honest with your child and having honest communications with your child is so important," said Harman.
"Suicide is something that is largely unknown, every 16 seconds there is a suicide," said Bolden.
Bolden says that suicide is overwhelming for teenagers to comprehend, which is why talking openly can help parents guide their child through this emotional time.
" A lot of time students are uncertain as to how to process those emotions when you lose someone that's close especially at a young age it's difficult to know what to do with those overwhelming emotions," said Bolden.