Friday Feb 08 2013 comments A dedication for Vivian Connor -A +A Friends of Vivian Conner, Emelia Kingston, left, consoles Saibelle Goforth with a long embrace. It was an emotional Friday afternoon at Newcastle Elementary where family and friends of Vivian Conner gathered to honor her memory with a plaque and garden ceremony. A camilia plant was placed in a garden box in her memory that will bloom annually with a pink blossom which was Vivian's favorite color. Amber Conner recieves a balloon to honor the memory of her late sister Vivian Conner who passed away in a car accident. Katy Spicer, teacher at Newcastle Elementary, recognizes the hard work Vivian Conner's classmates put in this week to create a garden box that now holds a camilia plant in her memory. Vivian Conner's classmates gather in a courtyard located on campus to honor her memory. Vivian Conner's classmates gather in a courtyard located on campus to honor her memory. Newcastle Elementary principle Kathleen Daugherty presents a portrait of late student Vivian Conner to her family members attending a memorial dedication ceremony on Friday. Family and friends of Vivian Conner gather at Newcastle Elementary to honor the late student with a garden and plaque ceremony on campus Friday afternoon. Mr. Erickson, sixth-grade teacher at Newcastle Elementary, looks over a memorial set up for Vivian Conner who passed away in a vehicle accident on Sunday, Feb. 3. Newcastle Elementary teacher Michael Sarkisian tells the family of Vivian Conner how inspired the eighth grade became to build a garden box for their former student who passed away in a car accident on Feb. 3. Family members and friends of Vivian Conner attend a dedication ceremony in memory of their loved one. Newcastle Elementary eighth-grader Hannah Sievert brings a bouquet of Vivian Conner's favorite color balloons that was released to honor Vivian on Friday. Natalie Pietromonoco, in blue, embraces friend Ashley Bernel at the plaque and garden planter dedication ceremony for Vivian Conner, who passed away in a car accident on Feb. 3. Family and friends of Vivian Connor pay tribute with a plaque and garden box in her honor.