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Chandler Varone, 17, points to his engraved paver (Credit: Jessica Stallone)

Chandler Varone, 17, points to his engraved paver on the patio he built in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. The construction of the patio was part of Boy Scout Varone's Eagle Scout project. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Teacher's memory cemented in history

More than 40 people gathered for the unveiling of a patio constructed by student Chandler Varone in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. Monsell, a Boy Scout, built the patio as part of his Eagle Scout project.

People gather for the unveiling of a patio
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People gather for the unveiling of a patio constructed at Bayport-Blue Point High School in memory of business teacher Doug Monsell. (Oct. 6, 2012)

The family of the late Doug Monsell dedicated
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The family of the late Doug Monsell dedicated a paver to the business teacher for the outdoor patio constructed by student Chandler Varone at Bayport-Blue Point High School. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Engraved pavers were sold to fund the patio
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Engraved pavers were sold to fund the patio student Chandler Varone constructed in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. Surplus funds from the paver sales are to be donated to an educational fund set up to cover college tuitions for Monsell's children. Varone wrote the text on the paver above. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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A woman reads engraved pavers at the unveiling
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A woman reads engraved pavers at the unveiling of an patio constructed in memory of deceased business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. (Oct. 6, 2012)

During the unveiling of an outdoor patio constructed
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During the unveiling of an outdoor patio constructed by student Chandler Varone in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School, Varone and widow Lauren Monsell embrace after he gave her a New York Jets flag. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Two members of Boy Scout Troop 329 fold
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Two members of Boy Scout Troop 329 fold a New York Jets flag at the unveiling of a patio constructed by student Chandler Varone in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. The Jets were Monsell's favorite football team. (Oct. 6, 2012)

The Bayport-Blue Point High School chorus sings at
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The Bayport-Blue Point High School chorus sings at the unveiling of a patio constructed in memory of deceased business teacher Doug Monsell. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Karli Monsell, 9, the youngest daughter of the
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Karli Monsell, 9, the youngest daughter of the late Doug Monsell, cuts the ribbon at the unveiling of a patio constructed in memory of her father, a business teacher at Bayport-Blue Point High School. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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Chandler Varone, left, Lauren Monsell, Karli Monsell, Jenna
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Chandler Varone, left, Lauren Monsell, Karli Monsell, Jenna Monsell and Bayport-Blue Point High School principal Timothy Hearney just before the ribbon cutting for a patio constructed by Varone in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Chandler Varone, 17, points to his engraved paver
(Credit: Jessica Stallone)

Chandler Varone, 17, points to his engraved paver on the patio he built in memory of his business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. The construction of the patio was part of Boy Scout Varone's Eagle Scout project. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Lauren Monsell, the wife of the late Doug
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Lauren Monsell, the wife of the late Doug Monsell, cuts the ribbon with her two daughters, Karli, left, and Jenna Monsell, at the unveiling of a patio constructed in her husband's in memory at Bayport-Blue Point High School. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Jim March, the president of the Bayport-Blue Point
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Jim March, the president of the Bayport-Blue Point Board of Education, speaks during the unveiling of a patio constructed in memory of business teacher Doug Monsell at Bayport-Blue Point High School. March is wearing a Jets shirt that belonged to Monsell. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Chandler Varone, Lauren Monsell, Karli Monsell, Jenna Monsell
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Chandler Varone, Lauren Monsell, Karli Monsell, Jenna Monsell and Bayport-Blue Point High School principal Timothy Hearney sit a bench on the patio at the school constructed by Varone in memory of Doug Monsell. The deceased business teacher was Lauren's husband and Karli and Jenna's father. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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Chandler Varone, 17, and Timothy Hearney, principal of
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Chandler Varone, 17, and Timothy Hearney, principal of Bayport-Blue Point High School, in front of a patio constructed by Varone as part of his Eagle Scout project. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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