FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Students, faculty and family are mourning the death of Frisco ISD teacher Scott Benschneider, who died from COVID-19.
Benschneider, who taught Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics and Pre-AP Pre-Calculus at Lebanon Trail High School, was hospitalized since mid-December 2020.READ MORE: North Texas Hospitals Asked to Make Concessions As Nation Faces Blood Supply Shortage
Thus, he hadn’t visited the school campus for sometime.
The district sent CBS 11 News the following statement: “Mr. Benschneider was loved by his students and colleagues and was known for the authentic relationships he built with students and for being a tireless advocate of their growth. District and campus counselors are on hand to support students and staff during this difficult time.”
Benschneider’s family has set up a GoFundMe in his honor.READ MORE: Dallas County, Cities Of Dallas And Mesquite Announce $70M Joint Effort To Reduce Homelessness
It’s unclear at this time whether or not Benschneider had an underlying health condition.
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