Chimp attack victim to attend daughter's graduation

The Stamford woman who was mauled by her friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009 is planning to attend her first public event since the attack.Westhill High

STAMFORD - The Stamford woman who was mauled by her friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009 is planning to attend her first public event since the attack.

Westhill High School officials say Charla Nash will attend her daughter's graduation next week. They say Nash will not be in the grandstands, but in a private gathering area.

School officials say following the graduation ceremony, Nash, who was maimed and blinded by the animal in Feb. 2009, will address the media.

Related stories:Chimp attack victim may get face, hand transplantChimp attack victim moved to BostonOfficer who killed chimp after attack speaksToday marks chimp attack anniversaryNo face, hand transplant for chimp victimProsecutor: No charges in chimp attack caseFriend: Chimp attack victim unchangedCT woman mauled by chimp reveals faceChimp attack victim to sue ConnecticutTest: Chimp in CT attack had Xanax in systemJudge freezes Stamford chimp owner's assetsLawyer for chimp victim wants photos sealedHearing planned in chimp attack lawsuitAttorney: Chimp wasn't seen as threat Senator: State was warned before chimp attackBrother: Chimp attack victim communicatingFamily of chimp attack victim seeks $50MChimp that mauled woman crematedSpecialists mull options for chimp attack victimChimp attack victim transferred to Cleveland ClinicChimp attack victim critical but stableStamford chimp owner shaken by attack911 recordings in chimpanzee attack releasedPolice probe cause of chimp attack in StamfordStamford woman injured in chimp attack

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases
2 Healthy Heart: Heart attack symptoms in women
Police believe it may have been a joyride 3 Jeep Wrangler ends up in the Easton Reservoir.
Officials say a Norwalk woman was killed in 4 Woman killed in Norwalk fire
5 Connecticut Sportscast, Feb. 20

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE