WORTHINGTON, Ohio (WTVN) -- Worthington residents are mourning the sudden death of a popular teenager.
Nearly one-thousand people gathered Tuesday night at Thomas Worthington High School to remember Eric Clark.
The 16-year old was on a school trip with the basketball team in South Carolina last weekend when he drowned in the Atlantic Ocean.
Clark was remembered as a leader whose example was followed by his classmates.
(NBC NewsRadio contributed to this story.)