Campus Sensory garden honors memory of UNCC student who was planning to be a teacher

CHARLOTTE — A campus sensory garden was built on the UNC Charlotte campus to honor student who died in 2018 after she fell from a party bus on North Tryon Street. She was 20 years old.

Polly Rogers was studying to be a teacher for students with special needs.

Roger’s sorority and family members built the memorial for a safe, therapeutic environment for children with disabilities.

“Let me show you what we’ve done with the place,” said Tim Rogers, father.

In the video at the top of this webpage, anchor Allison Latos speaks with Rogers’ father about the importance of the memorial that honors his daughter.

North Carolina authorities confirmed that UNCC student Polly Rogers, 20, was killed Tuesday night when she fell out of a party bus window and was run over by several drivers. An investigation is underway. (Facebook)


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