(WBRE/WYOU-TV) One year ago today, 17 students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglass high school were shot and killed. 17 others were injured.
Florida governor Ron De Santis ordered a moment of silence today in remembrance of the victims.
The horrific mass shooting sent shock-waves around the nation and calls for change in gun laws.
Since the shooting survivors and their families have been coping in different ways.
Many people impacted by the tragedy have turned to anti-gun activism and advocacy aggressively pressuring candidates for stricter gun laws.
Locally, Students are remembering the lives lost in the parkland shooting.
A special ceremony was held at Drums Middle School Thursday morning.
Dozens of students gathered in the gymnasium for the tribute.
The names of all the victims were read and the group spoke of being able to move forward in the wake of tragedy.