2020 graduate of LBHS remembered

The image was added to the graduation video for Lord Botetourt High School as a tribute to the 2020 graduate of the school. [Submitted photo]

Mackenzie Renee Beyers, 18, of Troutville, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. 

We are heartbroken by the loss of Mackenzie Beyers, a 2020 graduate of Lord Botetourt High School. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends, teachers, staff and entire Botetourt community. She had a contagious smile and friendly personality that will never be forgotten. She did have a plan to continue her education in welding at Virginia Western Community College. The family is planning a celebration of life at a later date,” Andy Dewease, principal of Lord Botetourt High School, said.

A 2020 graduate of Lord Botetourt High School, Beyers was struck by a car in Roanoke on May 15.

An updated graduation video for the high school featuring a tribute to Beyers was released last week. 

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