The Victims of the Columbine Massacre

Littleton Remembers Columbine Tragedy On 5th Anniversary
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On April 20, 1999, two high-school seniors, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, enacted an all-out assault on Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado during the middle of the school day. The boys killed twelve students and one teacher before killing themselves. The following is a list of the victims that died during the Columbine High School massacre.​

Cassie Bernall

A 17-year old junior who had dabbled in witchcraft and drugs had turned her life around two years before she was killed. She became active in her church and was restructuring her life. Unfortunately, the story that circulated about her martyrdom was not true.

Steven Curnow

A 14-year old freshman, Steven loved aviation and dreamed of becoming a Navy pilot. He also loved to play soccer and to watch the Star Wars movies.

Corey DePooter

A 17-year old who loved the outdoors, Corey loved to fish, camp, golf, and inline skate.

Kelly Fleming

A quiet 16-year old who liked to spend time in the library writing short stories and poetry.

Matthew Kechter

A shy, sweet sophomore, Matthew was a football player and a straight-A student.

Daniel Mauser

A smart but shy 15-year old sophomore, Daniel had recently joined the debate team and the cross-country squad.

Daniel Rohrbough

A 15-year old freshman, Daniel loved to play hockey and Nintendo with his friends. Often, after school, he helped his father in his electrical store.

William "Dave" Sanders

A long-time teacher at Columbine, Dave was the girls' basketball and softball coach and taught business and computer classes. He had two daughters and five grandchildren.

Rachel Scott

A 17-year old who loved acting in plays, could play the piano by ear, and had a strong belief in Christianity.

Isaiah Shoels

An 18-year old senior, Isaiah overcame heart problems (two heart surgeries) to become a football player and a wrestler.

John Tomlin

A 16-year old with a good heart and a love of Chevy trucks. A year before he was killed, John traveled to Juarez, Mexico to help build houses for the poor.

Lauren Townsend

A beautiful 18-year old senior who loved Shakespeare, volleyball, and animals.

Kyle Velasquez

A 16-year old sophomore, Kyle had only been a student at Columbine for three months. His family remembers him as a "gentle giant" and he was a big fan of the Denver Broncos.