Victoria West High School mourns the loss of a student

The district is providing services for those in need of support

UPDATE: A GoFundMe account  was opened to help the family of Diego Martinez.

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VICTORIA, Texas – On Monday evening, Victoria I.S.D. released a statement on their Facebook page announcing the loss of a Victoria West High School student.

VWHS Principal Tonya Patterson released the following statement:

“Please keep the family and the school community in your thoughts and prayers through this difficult time as they mourn this tragic loss.”

At the time of this post, the district did not release the name of the student out of respect for the family’s privacy.

V.I.S.D. Superintendent Quintin Shepherd released the following statement:

“Our hearts go out to the West High School family during this tragic loss. We will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

The district’s crisis counseling team is available for students and staff at VWHS needing support during this time. Counselors will also be available districtwide to help students in need.

The Victoria I.S.D. provided the above information.