There's a bit of Bryce Anglin that will stay at May Overby Elementary School.
He attended the school from 1996 to 2002 and now the Bryce Anglin Memorial Record Board for track and field records is displayed in the school's
Anglin died about one year ago, after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 21 years old.
"It was a short battle, but courageous," said Anglin's father, Greg.
The Bryce Nation Foundation, founded by Anglin's parents, Greg and Jeanette, and friends and family, will be doing something for every school he attended.
"The immediate thought was to give back," Greg Anglin said.
At Simmons Middle School, one eighth-grader will be given the Bryce Anglin Leadership Award. Anglin was a member of the student council at Simmons.
Stetson Heirigs, a senior at Aberdeen Central High School, was named the first recipient of the high school Bryce Anglin Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will continue to go to a graduating senior who is in the honors program, as Bryce Anglin was.
Heirigs will formally receive the scholarship in May.
Bryce Anglin was a junior at Northern State University when he lost his battle with cancer. There, he was a member of the baseball team and majoring in marketing.
Each year, an NSU baseball player studying business will be given the $1,500 Bryce Anglin Memorial Scholarship.
The first few awards will be special, Greg Anglin said, because they will likely be people who were teammates with his son.
The Bryce Nation Foundation also donates funds toward cancer-related research or other fundraisers to help those with cancer.
Last Thursday, record-holders, their families, Anglin's family and May Overby teachers and administrators gathered for the unveiling of the track and field record board.
"We still have so much family and community support," Greg Anglin said. "That's a reflection upon Bryce."
Diane Kost, a physical education teacher at the school who taught Bryce Anglin, has kept track of records set during the school's annual track and field day.
He held a record in the 400-meter dash from 1998 to 2009.
May Overby students and alumni with names on the record board were sent letters.
Mike Neubert, the principal of May Overby Elementary School, said he didn't know Bryce Anglin as a student, but Bryce was a classmate and teammate to his son.