Labette Community College is raising awareness of the high statistics of veteran suicide in the United States. The Student Veteran Organization hosted "1 Day, 22 Souls." On average, 22 veterans commit suicide a day. Besdes raining awareness, they are also raise money for student veterans at LCC.
Andrea Geiger, a student veteran on campus says she wants to do this those veterans coming back who “have seen things civilians have no idea about” and who have a hard time acclimating when they return home. A live wood carving was done to represent the battle cross and honor fallen service members. Student military walked around Forest Park with a weighted backpack for 22 laps to show their support.