The Fair Grove District Park Board and the Friends of the Park Foundation will dedicate the Jesse Highfill Memorial Soccer Field at a ceremony at 11 am at the soccer field at Fair Grove Park.
Jesse Highfill passed away in January 2011 after a tragic boating accident. The boy’s father Hubert Highfill, grandfather David Dixon, and great-uncle Doyle Cowin also died in the accident.
According to a press release, Highfill loved playing soccer. The 11-year-old's team was one of the first competitive soccer teams in Fair Grove. Highfill was also involved in efforts to have the sport officially added to the Fair Grove School System.
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