Kevin Leicht, an Eagle Scout candidate, refurbished and added benches to a garden created in memory of Matthew Waldrup, who died after being struck by a vehicle on March 18, 2012. Leicht, who mentored Matthew in reading, wanted to do his eagle scout project in memory and honor of Matthew.
Mandy Fisher, mother of Matthew Waldrup, who died on March 18, 2012 after being struck by a car, thanks Eagle Scout candidate Kevin Leicht for the rededication of a garden at Memorial Elementary School in memory of Matthew.
AVON PARK — Over the years, Kevin Leicht never forgot the friendly kindergarten student he mentored in reading at Memorial Elementary School.
“He (Matthew Waldrup) had such a loving, kind heart. He had an all-around good character,” Leicht recalled Friday.
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