Nicholas Wright, January 5, 1995 – June 20, 2015
Leesburg, VA (May 13, 2016) – In memory and honor of Nicholas Wright, Heritage High retired his soccer jersey, #21, preceding the last home boys soccer game of the 2016 season.
Family, friends, teammates from his four years, and members of the armed forces came together May 11th to celebrate and honor his life. Nicholas was remembered by many as an amazing student, friend, and athlete. In his memory, a jersey was given to his family and one will be on display in the Heritage Ring of Honor.
Nicholas James Wright, 20, of Leesburg, Virginia passed away on June 20, 2015 in Leesburg. Nicholas was born in Fairfax, VA on January 5, 1995 to Robert and Pamela Wright. He graduated from Heritage High School in 2013. At the time of his death he had just completed his second year as a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.
Nicholas was a gifted student and athlete and approached everything he did with passion and commitment. He was a compassionate and selfless friend, teammate, son and brother. His infectious smile and sparkling eyes could easily lift one’s spirit and will never be forgotten. He touched the lives of many and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, Nicholas leaves behind to cherish his memory his sister, Chelsea, “brother” Thomas, grandparents and a great grandmother.
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