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Rachel Joy Scott
Birth: Aug. 5, 1981
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1999
Arapahoe County
Colorado, USA

Rachel Joy Scott was the third of five children born to Darrell Scott and Beth Nimmo. She was an aspiring actress and writer. Rachel was the first victim to be shot at the Columbine High School Massacre, killed by Eric Harris. She was shot while eating lunch with a friend on the lawn outside the library. She is the inspiration of "Rachel's Challenge". Rachel's Challenge is a nationwide school outreach program that helps prevent teen violence. She was awarded the 2001 National Kindness Award for Student of the Year by the Acts of Kindness Association. (bio by: Amanda Bishop Burns) 
She was the joy of our lives
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
Arapahoe County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Columbine Memorial Garden
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Patti P
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5742890
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- In Memory of Margo & Jens
 Added: Aug. 22, 2016
Your legacy will live for generations. You achieved more in your 17 years, and the impetus and inspiration you both radiated and drove, than you ever could have imagined. But I am sure you rest comfortably in that knowledge now, with our Lord.
- Conscious
 Added: Aug. 16, 2016
Rachel, I did not know you but what I have read & seen tells me you were such a sweet & caring person. You have touched so many lives today that one can lose count. Your spirit will live forever !!Rest in Peace
- Jeff Gindy
 Added: Aug. 12, 2016
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