Friday was a bittersweet day for Campbell County as family, friends and fellow school board members gathered to honor and remember late school board member Mike Orick.

The first of many plaques went up Friday morning at the Homer Rutherford Learning Center at the former East La Follette School.

TOP OF PAGE PHOTO:  L-R School Board members Brent Lester, Josh James, Jennifer Orick (Mike’s wife) and County Commissioner Rusty Orick (Mike’s brother)

Family and friends are pictured here (at the top of this story) from Friday’s event.

The first plaque was hung by Jennifer Orick.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/02/2018-6AM)