John Eric Granger holds up a proclamation plaque. He is the younger brother of Ross. Also in the picture are EHS head baseball coach Jeremy Picard, Hannah Granger, Dana Granger and Nathan Granger. The school board members are Sara Duplechain and Chris Hebert. Marc Turner (at the end) is the principal of Erath High.
ERATH — The Vermilion Parish School Board approved the renaming of the Erath baseball field to the “Ross Granger Field.”
The Granger family was on hand to receive the resolution at the board meeting.
Ross lost his life in November of 2016 at the age of 19 after battling a long illness.
Nathan Granger, Ross’ father, thanked the school board for approving the resolution. He also told those on hand about Ross that not many people knew.
When he began to speak, he had to pause to hold back tears.