Giving Back to Those That Helped in a Tragedy

Seth CarnahanMike Carnahan

Tragedy struck an Anderson County family eight years ago when their thirteen year old son lost his life, but through an amazing outpouring of support from his school, the family has continually given back to show their gratitude.

Seth Carnahan was a great student at Anderson County Middle School, playing hard in the school’s football program.  On August 1st, 2009, Seth lost his life while playing in the Elkhorn Creek in Scott County.

According to his parents, Mike and Sherry Carnahan, the outpouring of support from the school was incredible. “The year that we lost Seth, he was on the [football] team.  They did some awesome things in his memory and his honor and continue doing things,” Mike said.

As a way of giving back, they have been hosting a memorial football game in their son’s honor for the past six years as a way to raise money to support the middle school’s football program.  According to Mike, the goal is to use land available behind the school to create a...

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