Tournament honors slain student while helping abused women

Fundraiser tournament held in memory of Chloe Vaught

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A-State honored a former student murdered earlier this year with an unusual fundraiser: a cornhole tournament.

Dozens of students participated in Saturday’s “Cornhole for Chloe” tournament hosted by the Honors College Associated.

Chloe Vaught, who was an Honors College alumna, was murdered on Sept. 29.

Sophomore Riley Sisson said the event was to celebrate the Vaught’s life and support a worthy cause.

The Honors College matched all proceeds from the tournament to be donated to the Women’s Crisis Center of NEA where Vaught actively served.

“We just thought it would be good if everyone came together in memory of her, and then also it would be a good way for us to honor her through like a good group event,” said Sisson.

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