Franklin Regional students get clear backpacks in wake of stabbing
Franklin Regional Senior High School handed out clear plastic backpacks to students on Monday after a mass stabbing last month.
The backpacks include the logo “FR Strong” and are the latest in a series of steps to help students recover from the attacks on April 9.
The student charged in the stabbings, Alex Hribal, 16, faces a preliminary hearing in June on 21 counts of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and a school weapons violation.
The backpacks have been donated by #1 Cochran, a major car dealer.
Two students remained in Forbes Regional Hospital Monday, one in fair condition. The other was moved back to intensive care over the weekend.
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