Teen collapses and dies while jogging in gym class

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Family and friends are still waiting to hear what caused a student from Clinton, Maryland to collapse at school and die Wednesday afternoon.

Tekau Rasayon, a 17-year-old senior at Surrattsville High School collapsed while jogging on the track during a physical education class. She was taken to Southern Maryland Hospital where she later died.

TEKAU RASAYON’S FATHER TALKS ABOUT LOSING HIS DAUGHTER
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Her father says she did not have a history of heart problems, and played basketball and volleyball in the past. Tekau’s classmates plan to wear pink to school on Thursday, which is Tekau’s favorite color, in her memory.

The school says it will provide counselors all week to help classmates cope.