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Hochsprung receives doctorate posthumously

She went by many titles in her short but remarkable life: Daughter. Mother. Wife. Teacher. Principal. And Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung was in pursuit of another prestigious title when she was…

Erica Lafferty, daughter of Dawn Hochsprung, the principal killed in the Sandy Hook attacks, and her family are selling "WWDD" (What Would Dawn Do?) bracelets to raise money for a scholarship in her name, given to a graduating Naugatuck High School senior who wants to pursue a career in education. –RA ARCHIVE

‘What would Dawn do?’

Daughters of Sandy Hook principal ensure mother’s legacy lives on NAUGATUCK — It was the night before the wake for Dawn (Lafferty) Hochsprung, the murdered principal of Sandy Hook Elementary…

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Scholarship established to honor Sandy Hook principal

The family of the late Sandy Hook Elementary School Principal Dawn (Lafferty) Hochsprung has created a scholarship fund to honor her memory. Hochsprung, a Naugatuck native and graduate of Naugatuck…

Mourners gather on the Naugatuck Town Green for a candle light vigil to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown. Among those killed was Naugatuck native Dawn (Lafferty) Hochsprung, who was principal of the school. –LUKE MARSHALL

Vigil remembers lives lost in Newtown

NAUGATUCK — The cold and rain could not deter area residents from coming out in force to grieve the loss of children, educators, and one of their own. A large…

This year book photo shows Dawn (Lafferty) Hochsprung, a member of Naugatuck High School’s Class of 1983, running track. Hochsprung was captain of the girls track team her senior year.  -CONTRIBUTED

Borough to hold vigil to remember shooting victims

NAUGATUCK — The borough will hold a vigil Tuesday night beginning at 6 p.m. on the Town Green in remembrance of the victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary…

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Obituary: Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung

WOODBURY — Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung, 47, of Woodbury, passed Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, as the result of the tragic events that unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Beloved…