The World Trade Center towers stood as the backdrop to Prep life for decades. The photo above was taken from Liberty State Park during the 1999 Prep Walkathon, as students streamed past along the waterfront walkway.

As this day calls us to reflect upon the tragic loss Prep witnessed firsthand on the second day of classes, 20 years ago, we remember in a special way those members of the Prep family who lost their lives in the violence of September 11, 2001.

As we marked the tenth anniversary in 2011, Prep Magazine shared reflections from a number of perspectives within the Prep community. Read them here.