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Friends remembering Siegel High student who died last weekend

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Siegel High graduate B.J. Lawrence died over the weekend after a medical issue. (Photo: GoFundMe) Siegel High graduate B.J. Lawrence died over the weekend after a medical issue. (Photo: GoFundMe)
MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) -

Students at Siegel High School are mourning the loss of a classmate.

B.J. Lawrence died suddenly after a camping trip on Saturday.

He was rushed to the hospital after he had trouble breathing.

Although his family and friends are grieving, they realize just how much B.J. loved and appreciated them.

“We’re not crying for B.J. because we know B.J. is in heaven with our Heavenly Father and he is rejoicing,” said Heather Campbell, a friend of the family. “We know deep down that we’ll see him again.”

Lawrence had a scholarship to play baseball for Bryan College in Dayton, TN, next year.

His parents’ message throughout the tragedy is one of hope and encouragement.

“If you have a dream, go for it. Work hard, put all your effort into it, do your best and just reach for those dreams,” said Campbell.

B.J.’s funeral is Wednesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro.

A GoFundMe account has been established to help his family with funeral expenses.

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