Fourth Grade Hilltop Elementary School Student Dies From COVID Complications

A fourth grade student at Hilltop Elementary School in Glen Burnie has passed away due to complications from the coronavirus. 

According to a gofund page created to help raise money towards funeral costs and hospital bills, 10-year old Stephen Wagner died on December 29, 2021. "Stephen was kind, humble and loved his family more than anything," the fundraiser description reads.  "He was a part of the school's strings and chorus groups, and enjoyed playing the violin." 

In a letter to families, Hilltop Elementary School Principal Eileen Gagnon said though Stephen was in his first year here at the school, he made friends easily and was highly regarded by 
his teachers. 

A schedule of funeral and burial services were not immediately available.