Thursday, March 02, 2017
Joplin High School senior Spencer Nicodemus killed in accident at Irving Elementary School
UPDATE: The Jasper County Coroner confirmed that the Joplin High School student who died this morning was senior Spencer Nicodemus, 18.)
This morning, a high school student who was volunteering at Irving Elementary School was injured in an accident in the gymnasium. No other students were injured.
Staff responded and contacted emergency medical personnel. After being taken to the hospital for medical treatment, the student passed away. The student's family is in our thoughts and hearts during this very difficult time.
Joplin Schools is currently cooperating in an investigation of the incident.