GREAT MILLS, Md. (WJZ) — It’s been one year since a student opened fire in the hallways of Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, taking the life of a 16-year-old girl.

Jaelynn Willey will be remembered Wednesday as the state honors her life.

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At ceremony was held at Great Mills High Wednesday morning and Jaelynn’s parents attended.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan marked the day with a moment of silence.

“We continue to keep the family of Jaelynn Willey, the young girl killed in that senseless act of violence, in our prayers, and we stand #GreatMillsStrong with the entire community,” Hogan tweeted.

Others also shared their remembrances using #GreatMillsStrong and #WeAreGreatMills.

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Willey’s mother asked people to wear teal to honor her daughter’s life.

Willey died on March 22, two days after the March 20 school shooting.

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Seventeen-year-old Austin Rollins shot and killed Willey and injured another student before he shot himself as a sheriff’s deputy confronted him.

On Wednesday, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s office was investigating several threats made against area schools on social media Tuesday.

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