Students honor city benefactor Handley

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Posted: May 22, 2013

The Winchester Star

John Kerr kindergartners Jack Prosser (from left), Hannah Doukas and Lilly Hepner participate in the Tuesday pilgrimage to the tomb of Judge John Handley. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Frederick Douglass Elementary School kindergartner Anthony Lucchiani shields his face from the sun with his flowers.
Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School first-grader Elijah Dolan places flowers on the tomb.
LEFT: Handley High School senior Akira Kindsay plays taps at the end of the tribute.
Winchester Public Schools students march up Boscawen Street to Mount Hebron Cemetery Tuesday during the annual pilgrimage to Judge John Handley’s tomb. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Hundreds of Winchester Public Schools students assemble at the tomb of city benefactor Judge John Handley.
RIGHT: Students and teachers gather at Handley’s tomb.
Handley High School Principal Jesse Dingle speaks during the annual pilgrimage.

WINCHESTER — The third time was a charm.

Hundreds of students in dresses and button-down shirts made the annual spring trek to Judge John Handley’s grave on Tuesday to honor one of the city’s…

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