When 22 year old Adam Fargo was killed in Iraq last July, the Greene County community and his family were devastated. Just under one year later, his former high school, William Monroe, is making plans to never forget the 2002 graduate with a brand new field house.
Athletic Director Katie Brunelle says there will be enough history and items from Adam that students will know he he was and what he did for his country for years to come.
The field house is double the size of the old one and includes new offices, showers, and locker rooms. The man who financed the project to the point it is at now, Rodney Kibler, says it was a natural decision to name the school's very own state of the art field house after the school's very own hero.
"He and my son were classmates and we had just started building and I had this epiphany...and I talked to superintendent and we said let's call it the Adam Fargo Field House.
Adam's father Doug was at Wednesday's walk through and says it's money and space well spent.
"It's paramount in fielding a good team and having a good attitude and these kids have deserved this for a long time."
As far as his own kid he lost last year, he says seeing his name on a building is the paramount of remembrance.
"It's overwhelming to us. We can't thank this community and school enough for wanting to do this. It's a legacy we wouldn't be able to do ourselves."
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