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  • Writer's pictureLeah Jones

Remember the names.

Because I agree with Robert Avrech on this one. We should remember the names of the victims and not turn murderers into celebrities.

– Ross Abdallah Alameddine, 20, sophomore from Saugus, Mass.

– Christopher James Bishop, 35, according to Darmstadt University of Technology in Germany, where he helped run an exchange program.

– Brian Roy Bluhm, 25, civil engineering graduate student from Stephens City, Va. He had previously lived in Iowa, Detroit and Louisville, Ky.

– Ryan Christopher Clark, 22, of Martinez, Ga., senior majoring in psychology.

– Austin Michelle Cloyd, sophomore international studies major and member of the honours program from Blacksburg, Va. Cloyd and her family previously lived in Champaign, Ill.

– Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, French instructor from Canada, according to her husband, Jerzy Nowak, the head of the horticulture department at Virginia Tech.

– Daniel Alejandro Perez Cueva, 21, of Peru, sophomore majoring in international studies. He also had lived in Woodbridge, Va.

– Kevin Granata, engineering science and mechanics professor, according to Ishwar K. Puri, the head of the engineering science and mechanics department.

– Matthew Gregory Gwaltney, 24, of Chester, Va., graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, according to his father and stepmother, Greg and Linda Gwaltney.

– Caitlin Millar Hammaren, 19, sophomore majoring in international studies from Westtown, N.Y.

– Jeremy Michael Herbstritt, 27, civil engineering graduate student from Bellefonte, Pa.

– Rachael Hill, 18, of Glen Allen, Va., according to her father, Guy Hill.

– Emily Jane Hilscher, 19-year-old freshman from Woodville, Va., majoring in animal and poultry sciences.

– Jarrett Lee Lane, 22, senior majoring in civil engineering from Narrows, Va.

– Matthew Joseph La Porte, 20, sophomore from Dumont, N.J.

– Henry J. Lee, also known as Henh Ly, 20, first-year student majoring in computer engineering from Roanoke, Va. He had enough advanced-placement credits to be considered a sophomore by Virginia Tech.

– Liviu Librescu, 76, engineering science and mechanics professor who joined the faculty in 1985. Originally from Romania and had also lived in Israel.

– G.V. Loganathan, 51, civil and environmental engineering professor, according to his brother G.V. Palanivel.

– Partahi Mamora Halomoan Lumbantoruan, 34, of Indonesia, civil engineering doctoral student.

– Lauren Ashley McCain, 20, of Hampton, Va., freshman international studies major.

– Daniel Patrick O’Neil, 22, of Lincoln, R.I., first-year graduate student in environmental engineering.

– Juan Ramon Ortiz, 26, graduate student in civil engineering from Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

– Minal Hiralal Panchal, 26, of Mumbai, India, graduate student in architecture.

– Erin Peterson, 18, of Chantilly, Va., an international studies major, according to her father, Grafton Peterson.

– Michael Steven Pohle Jr., 23, of Flemington, N.J., senior majoring in biology.

– Julia Kathleen Pryde, 23, graduate student in biological systems engineering from Middletown, N.J.

– Mary Karen Read, 19, freshman from Annandale, Va.

– Reema Joseph Samaha, 18, freshman from Centreville, Va.

– Waleed Mohammed Shaalan, 32, of Zagazig, Egypt, doctoral student in civil engineering.

– Leslie Sherman, sophomore history and international studies student from Springfield, Va., according to her grandmother Gerry Adams.

– Maxine Turner, 22, senior majoring in chemical engineering from Vienna, Va., according to her father, Paul Turner.

– Nicole White, 20, junior majoring in international studies from Smithfield, Va., according to a family statement released by the Suffolk, Va., Police Department.

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