List Of Virginia Tech Shooting Victims

Among the Virginia Tech shooting victims were Ryan Clark (left), a popular triple-major and band member, and Kevin Granata, a biomechanics professor researching cerebral palsy. CBS

The following is a list of confirmed victims in Monday's shooting spree on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., during which 32 people were killed before the shooter took his own life. Names were confirmed by CBS. Police have identified the shooter as Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old senior and English major at the school.


Jamie Bishop, an instructor in Foreign Languages and Literatures (German).

Ryan Clark, 22, a student from Martinez, Ga., was a fifth-year student working toward a triple-degree in psychology, biology and English and carried a 4.0 grade-point average. He was a member of the Marching Virginians band. He was a resident assistant at Ambler Johnson Hall, the dorm where the first shootings took place.

Prof. Kevin Granata, age unknown, researched muscle and reflex response and robotics. Ishwar K. Puri, head of the engineering science and mechanics department, called Granata one of the top five biomechanics researchers in the country working on movement dynamics in cerebral palsy.

Caitlin Hammaren, 19, of Westtown, N.Y., a sophomore majoring in international studies and French, according to Minisink Valley, N.Y., school officials who spoke with Hammaren's family.

Emily Jane Hilscher, a 19-year-old freshman from Woodville and an animal and poultry sciences major, was known in rural Rappahannock County as an animal lover. County Administrator John McCarthy, a family friend, said she worked at a veterinarian's office "and cared about them her whole life."

Jarrett Lane, senior, of Narrows, Va., a civil engineering major, liked Christian Alternative music, "The Simpsons" and "ESPN Sportscenter."

Matt La Porte, a freshman, of Dumont, N.J., was majoring in political science and leadership, and aspired to an Air Force commission

Henry Lee, freshman, of Roanoke, Va., a computer engineering and French major, enjoyed racquetball, engineering and Frisbee. "I'm just your typical short Asian (Chinese) guy," he wrote.

Prof. Liviu Librescu, 76, an Israeli born in Romania, was known internationally for his research in aeronautical engineering.

Prof. G.V. Loganathan, 51, an Indian-born civil and environmental engineering professor, had been a professor at Virginia Tech since 1982. "For us it was like an electric shock. We've totally collapsed today," his brother G.V. Palanivel said from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. "Our parents are elderly and have broken down completely."

Reema Samaha, freshman, of Centreville, Va.

Maxine Turner, senior, of Vienna, Va., a chemical engineering major.
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