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Remembering a friend on “Meyin Day”

Students and friends at Bluefield State College came together for “Meyin Day,” to remember a student who passed away.

Timeyin Amatossero-Keke of Lagos, Nigeria died on August 27, 2018.

Amatossero-Keke was a member of the Bluefield State College basketball team.

The Emerging Leaders Institute at BSC and friends came together for a cookout and fun, to celebrate his memory, in the hopes of having a “Meyin Day.”

“This is special to me as well as a lot of members of the school,” said Robert Brown, President of Emerging Leaders Institute. “We lost a student athlete and we just wanted to do something to celebrate his life.”

Amatossero-keke was a junior who played center for the big blues.

Students mourn loss of Bluefield State College athlete

Jennifer Roberts

Multimedia Journalist

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