Buddy Bench

Special books about Buddy Benches were presented to principals of two schools Brennan Wyatt attended in New Glasgow. Keah Evans, front left, accepted a book on behalf of A.G. Baillie Memorial School, while Andrew Francis accepted on behalf of New Glasgow Academy. Back row, Starr Cunningham, president and chief executive officer of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia, with Wyatt’s father Jim Wyatt, his brother Jamie Wyatt, his friend and artist Pete Lockerbie, and mother Heather Wyatt.

Nearly 50 people gathered Saturday for the official unveiling of a Buddy Bench in memory of Brennan Wyatt.

Three benches have been placed in his memory. The others are at A.G. Baillie Memorial and New Glasgow Academy, two schools he attended, while the bench that was unveiled is beside the gazebo and near Glasgow Square along the East River.