UNC To Dedicate Garden In Memory Of Eve Carson

The Eve Marie Carson Garden will be dedicated Thursday afternoon in Polk Place, a grassy area behind the Campus Y, marking the second anniversary of her death.

The 22-year-old student from Athens, Georgia, was found shot to death in the early morning of March 5, 2008, in a Chapel Hill neighborhood.

Two men have been charged in her death, Demario Atwater and Laurence Lovette.

The school says the garden will honor all UNC-Chapel Hill students, past and future, who die before they graduate.

After speeches by officials including Chancellor Holden Thorp, a Carolina blue ribbon will be cut and students will plant ferns in the garden.

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  • by John on Mar 4, 2010 at 12:41 PM
    Very happy they honored her like this. WRAL posts are full of hate
  • by Karen Location: Greensboro on Mar 4, 2010 at 05:08 AM
    God Bless her family and they are always in my prayers. She is not forgotten.
  • by Amanda Location: Greenville on Mar 4, 2010 at 04:25 AM
    This is wonderful. I'm so glad they decided to do this. Rest in peace Eve.

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