Charles F. Brush High School

Charles F. Brush High School

Alec Kornet, a 17-year-old hockey player at Charles F. Brush High School in Lyndhurst, died the evening of Feb. 14.

Kornet, a junior, was transported from the Cleveland Heights Recreation Pavilion to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital just after 8:45 p.m., according to a Cleveland Heights police report.

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Alec was an honor student and a member of the school’s band and its soccer and hockey teams. He is the son of Scott and Stephanie Kornet of South Euclid.

South Euclid Lyndhurst City Schools released the following statement: “Alec was an incredibly well-liked and well-respected student by his fellow classmates. This SEL Schools is deeply saddened by his death, and extends our deepest sympathy to the Kornet family at this time. The SEL Schools asks all to respect the family in this time of tragedy.”

Grief counselors were being made available for students and staff at the high school.

Many people expressed their condolences on Twitter.

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