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DHS, Crownover to co-host "Ryan's Story" presentation on Oct. 24

Crownover Middle and Denton High schools will host a joint presentation on prevention of bullying, cyber-bullying and teen depression at 6:30 p.m. at Denton High, located at 1007 Fulton St. in Denton on Monday, Oct. 24.


The presentation, “Ryan’s Story,” is specifically geared toward adults and students ages 15 and older because of its detailed subject matter. John Halligan, whose son Ryan died by suicide at the age of 13 in 2003 after being bullied by classmates, will discuss the incident with the audience.


Mr. Halligan will show parents how to empower themselves with strategies to prevent a similar tragedy from occurring. His presentation will also discuss the lessons his family learned about how to deal with bullying, cyberbullying, teen depression and the consequences that come from them.


For more information on the presentation, please contact Kati Willis, Crownover counselor and event coordinator, at or (940) 369-4708.
Information about Mr. Halligan and his family can be found at