Parkland football team will help Miami Dolphins on NFL draft night

The family of a football coach killed during the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, along with several members of the school’s football team, will announce the Miami Dolphins’ late-round picks at next week’s NFL draft.

Aaron Feis, a security guard and assistant football coach, was one of 17 people killed during the Feb. 14 shooting. Feis, 37, was remembered for his bravery in shielding students from gunfire. In addition to members of Feis’s family, 18 graduating seniors from the high school will also announce the picks in Rounds 4-7.

The Dolphins have lent support to the Parkland community, which is about 30 miles north of Hard Rock Stadium. The team donated $100,000 to the community and held a football clinic last month, and Dolphins coaches gave another $17,500 to Feis’s family. Members of the Dolphins, Heat, Panthers, and Marlins have all visited the community.

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Victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting
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Victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

Scott Beige - Geography Teacher

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Chris Hixon - athletic director

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15-year-old Alyssa Alhadeff

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14-year-old Alex Schachter

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14-year-old Cara Loughran

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17-year-old Helena Ramsey

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14-year-old Alaina Petty

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14-year-old Gina Montalto

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15-year-old Peter Wang
18-year-old Meadow Pollack (left)

Student Jaime Guttenberg

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Student Martin Duque

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17-year-old student Nick Dworet

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Football coach Aaron Feis.

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16-year-old student Carmen Schentrup

Student Joaquin Oliver

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Student Luke Hoyer

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