A funeral for Imani Bell, a Clayton County student who died last week after a conditioning drill at Elite Scholars Academy, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillside Chapel and Truth Center, 2450 Cascade Road, S.W. in Atlanta.
A wake for the 16-year-old is scheduled for Friday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Divine Faith Ministries International, 9800 Tara Boulevard in Jonesboro.
According to her family, the teen, a basketball player at the Academy, was running in extreme heat last Tuesday during a conditioning drill. After reportedly telling her coach that she was feeling ill, she was told to run up steps. She later collapsed and died.
A candlelight vigil is planned for Bell for Wednesday from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Dixon Grove Baptist Church, 7690 Fielder Road in Jonesboro. Those in attendance are asked to wear a shade of purple, according to a Facebook post.
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