, will host a cut-a-thon today (Monday, Jan. 7) to raise money for a scholarship to be given in memory of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Principal.
Haircuts will be given today during the event, which runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Haircuts are $10 and all proceeds will go toward the Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration is not required. The academy is located at 97 Washington Ave., North Haven.
Hochsprung, 47, a Naugatuck native who was living in Woodbury, reportedly tried to take down shooter Adam Lanza during the horrific mass shooting on Dec. 14. She was shot and killed, along with five other staff members and 20 children.
Hochsprung's two adult daughters have set up a scholarship fund in her memory. The scholarship will be given annually to a Naugatuck High School senior who plans to pursue a career in education.