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A Celebration of Life at Virginia Union University (slideshow)

Gun violence victim Krissa A. Henderson-Burruss honored, criminal justice scholarship given.

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A celebration of life took place at Virginia Union University this morning for Krissa A. Henderson-Burruss, a VUU criminal justice major, who was a victim of gun violence in 2018.

Four years and one day later, she was honored by a placement of an inscribed boulder near Henderson Hall with the students, administration, and her mother Kristy Burrus in attendance.

Burrus presented VUU junior Alexis Westbrooks, a criminal justice major, with a scholarship from the Krissia Ansara Foundation. Burrus created the foundation after her daughter's death to support VUU students in the criminal justice field.