Sammamish to dedicate Stan Chapin Way

December 10, 2012

By Administrator

New: Dec. 10, 1:38 p.m.

A section of 233rd Avenue will be renamed Stan Chapin Way to honor the longtime school resource officer who served at Inglewood Middle and Eastlake High schools.

The dedication is set for 3:15 p.m. Dec. 18. City officials note that the time has been changed from the one printed in the city’s newsletter.

Chapin, a 40-year veteran of the King County Sheriff’s Office was the on-campus police officer for both schools for 11 years.

The beloved officer died in his sleep of natural causes Jan. 30, 2012.

In his memory, the section of 233rd Avenue between Northeast Eighth Street and the entrance to Eastlake will be renamed Stan Chapin Way.

The naming ceremony will be held just south of the new traffic circle on Northeast Eighth Street. It will feature brief remarks, a ribbon cutting, and the unveiling of a new street sign. Light refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.

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