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Columbus School Remembers Classmate.

Funeral services are scheduled later today for 14 year old Jon Fowler. Fowler is the first Ohio child to die of swine flu complications. He attended Holy Spirit school in Whitehall. On Monday, fellow students, teachers and administrators remembered Fowler with prayers and tears. WOSU's Debbie Holmes reports school officials helped students cope with the loss of the eighth-grader.

Debbie Holmes has worked at WOSU News since 2009. She has hosted All Things Considered, since May 2021. Prior to that she was the host of Morning Edition and a reporter.