Ogeechee Technical College

One Joseph E. Kennedy Blvd, Statesboro, GA 30458

Phone: 912-681-5500 or 800-646-1316


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Martha Thayer is a sought-after speaker and presenter for the National Funeral Directors Association and Mortuary Colleges around the United States. She is a Licensed Funeral Professional and the Former Program Director of the Mortuary Science Department at Arapahoe Community College in Colorado.

Ms. Thayer is a cherished and valuable friend who was tasked with serving the family of Dillon Klebold, one of America's most well-known mass murders. Susan Klebold sought Martha professional help after her son killed 12 students and a teacher and left 24 others wounded in the wake of the Columbine School Shooting. Martha is a fellow funeral professional who has lived and learned through this great tragedy. Her unique position in death care ministry presented her with the unimaginable challenge of burring a mass murdered in the midst of serving a grieving community devastated by significant and tragic loss.

Please join us, OTC's Funeral Service Education Department as we offer to our community the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge about what we can learn 20 years later from the Columbine massacre.

Michele Rupar-Smith

Ogeechee Technical College Hosts Martha Thayer Flyer

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