Orland bus crash memorials: Myvett’s relocated, Bonilla and Arzola remembered Wednesday

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Three more memorials are being held this week for victims of the Orland bus crash that killed 10 when a FedEx truck collided with a bus carrying low-income students and chaperones to a Humboldt State University preview weekend last Thursday.

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Michael Myvett, counselor 

Tuesday’s memorial for Michael Myvett, a chaperone and counselor who was killed in the crash along with his fiancée Mattison Haywood, has been moved. The public memorial was originally planned for Leimert Park but will now be held at the Myvett family’s home at 1618 West 81st Street in South Los Angeles at 6 p.m.

Jennifer Bonilla, Dorsey High School student 

A vigil for Jennifer Bonilla, who was a senior at Susan Miller Dorsey High School, will be held on Wednesday, April 16 at the high school at 3537 Farmdale Ave. in Los Angeles from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the school announced.

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The event will start with a slideshow in the auditorium and then move to the quad. In addition to Bonilla’s family and friends and Dorsey faculty and students, Superintendent John Deasy, Dorsey principal Dr. Reginald Sample and members of the Los Angeles Board of Education are expected to attend.

Arthur Arzola, admissions counselor 

The University of La Verne campus community will hold a Remembrance Service for graduate student Arthur Arzola, which will be followed by a lighting ceremony in Fasnacht Court, on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m., the school announced. The service will be held in the Steve and Ann Morgan Auditorium at 1950 Third Street in La Verne.

The service will include opportunities for the campus community to share memories about Arzola and light a candle to honor his life. The Arzola family will also be in attendance.

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Arzola was an Admissions Counselor for Humboldt State and a chaperone on the bus. He was scheduled to graduate in May from University of La Verne’s Educational Counseling and PPS Program. 

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