WASILLA, Alaska (KTUU) - The same day that jury selection began for accused murderer Eric Almandinger, David Grunwald was recognized at the school he would have graduated from.
David Grunwald was recognized at Mat-Su Career and Technical School's award ceremony, on May 7, 2018.
Mat-Su Career and Technical School held it's annual awards ceremony to recognize the achievement of it's students, on May 7, 2018. David's mother, Edith Grunwald, attended the ceremony and accepted recognition for her son from the Alaska State Legislature.
"It's a little bit of a way for David to still be a part of things – a family," said Edith Grunwald.