The Hays CISD is mourning the loss of 18-year-old Malik Marquez, who died unexpectedly last night while playing basketball with friends May 21.
“This is clearly very sad news for the Hays Rebel community and for his friends and family,” Hays High School Principal David Pierce relayed in a message to parents. “Malik was a member of the Hays High School Class of
2020, and was set to graduate this year.”
Pierce said that although they are not “physically in school,”...